We have mobs of angry people to use to our advantage.
It is recognised that this motive of neutralising the subject, as a guarantee for the ‘autonomy of the image’, is the supreme modernistic motive. https://www.dirkbraeckman.be/texts/blind-auto-reflexivity-dirk-braeckmans-light-on-photography
The “Equivalents” remain photography’s most radical demonstration of faith in the existence of a reality behind and beyond that offered by the world of appearances. They are intended to function evocatively, like music, and they express a desire to leave behind the physical world, a desire symbolized by the visual absence of horizon and scale… Continue reading The Reality Behind