beginnings and endings
Ari's critique

beginnings and endings

Aufgehender Stern [Rising Star] – Paul Klee −I− 11 pm Friday 10th of July 2015 In an online class on Walter Benjamin’s concept of history, Judith Butler recounts a disagreement between Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht. According to Butler, Brecht scolded Benjamin, “don’t you understand revolutionary action is the most important thing?” to which Benjamin replied … Continue reading

Looking for Brunswick
Ari's critique

Looking for Brunswick

I intended on starting with a bang. I was going to inaugurate this blog by forwarding the hypothesis that the suburb where I live, Brunswick, Melbourne, doesn’t exist as a neighbourhood. But whilst writing I came to the realisation that such a closed hypothesis would complicate my path forward. How could a non-existing subject provide … Continue reading