I understood the non-sense of every gesture, every effort…


I make the other’s absence responsible for my worldliness.

I suffer from being excluded, from being aggressive, from being crazy, and from being common.

Photo-psychic transference

Thus: I imagined I had escaped from the crisis at last, when behold – favored by a long car trip – a flood of language sweeps me away

Layers of surface—or rather, each layer: a totality. Units.

…a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a flat sky, a real Metropolis from which man is absent by his very accumulation…

Autoscopic Family Album

The modern location for music is not the concert hall, but the stage on which the musicians pass, in what is often a dazzling display, from one source of sound to another.

This ex-nominating phenomenon is important; let us examine it a little more closely.

I passed beyond the unreality of the thing represented, I entered crazily into the spectacle, into the image, taking into my arms what is dead, what is going to die…

False on the level of perception, true on the level of time

Not a being, but a quality (a soul)


To eat steak rare… represents both a nature and a morality.

Felicia’s senior photos

The photographic image… is a message without a code.

[Nourished Errors]


This scene has all the magnificence of an accident.

Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc.


The photograph of the missing being… will touch me like the delayed rays of a star.


Why is it better to last than to burn?