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Brigitta Varadi: Marking Memory

by Andrea Alessi
  In some way, all things are congealed moments in a longer social trajectory. All things are brief deposits of this or that property, photographs that conceal the reality of the motion from which their objecthood is a momentary respite.   —Arjun Appadurai, “The Thing Itself” [1] To hear Brigitta Varadi talk about sheep is to hear her effuse about something bigger than wool, felt, or the declining carpet and farming industries in the remote corner of North West Ireland where she... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 2/28