[ self portrait / nixon parr sherman kruger / your gaze hits the side of my face ]
[ mirror / davila derrida genet hoskin ronell / a breath touches the side of a face ]
0 prelude : [ i am a body with organs ] . . . .
and can i make this move beyond? and does there even exist such a thing? if not can i invent one?
this is where the domination of language begins at the frontiers of a beyond . . . .
[ this subject submerges into the social realm of signs this subject re [ surfaces in an aspect of the painting ]
1 [ a room breathes in this painting [ this painting breathes in a room ] ] there are two panels : [ one in colour one in black and
white ] one in the style of the [ french ] poststructuralists and the other in the manner of the [ german ] phenomenologists.
[ or the ] . . . .
2 the lips are painted [ lilac and ochre ] the lips are painted [ red and black ] ] . . . . to the lips i [ t speaks
3 [ [ [ [ [ these glands become lips ] ] ] ] ]
4 part of an ongoing [ on_going ] [ parts imparted [ parted and pale [impale [ inhale ] ] ] and i am limp
this vase which is spilled [ these flowers wilting [ welts [ i [ t is welded [ i am melding ] ] ]
[ [ [ [ [ this inviolate rose ] ] ] ] ]
coming-and-going woven in a chain. what he tears theatrically in pieces in plays. for seams do not hold at any price.
to sew up a wound to fight to resew to be forced to sew to be kept from sewing. other italics between parentheses which awaits us
further on [ . . . .i kept myself from learning to sew ]
5 intake : i [ t is the exile in exhilaration [ i [ t is in the exile of an exhilaration [ diaphanous i [ t rises and falls [ diaphanous i [ t plunges
in deeply . . . . [ i [ t lunges [ towards a last breath ] ] ] ] ] and i [ t will fight this sophisticate suck [ or i [ t touches i [ t sucks ] [ i [ t
introduces i [ ts self [ [ hola ] ] [ and i [ t would like to like lightning lying dead lining [lying on the floor[pressingin[prrsng-n[prrsn[-a
prison a person ] ] ] ] ]
within myself [ this total presence ]