“The gender aspect of the term (‘matrix’ is also linked to ‘mother’) is especially relevant in the light of printmaking’s marginal status as masculine high art’s ‘feminine’ ‘other’. That the matrix with its potential for reproduction was hidden for so long (or even destroyed, as we know) is therefore not surprising as it is the visible evidence of authenticity’s dreaded ‘other’, the source, the space of the multiple or copy.”—Ruth Pelzer-Montada, Authenticity in Printmaking - A Red Herring? (2001)
“According to Marx, freedom is the ability to have control over your own labor and its products. Although individuals may seem free under capitalism, they are not. Under previous social forms, people were directly dominated by others and so were aware of their unfreedom. Under capitalism, people are dominated by capitalist relations that seem objective and natural and therefore are not perceived as a form of domination.”—Sociological Theory by George Ritzer (via socio-logic)
acosmist - One who believes that nothing exists paralian - A person who lives near the sea aureate - Pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets dwale - To wander about deliriously sabaism - The worship of stars dysphoria - An unwell feeling aubade - A love song which is sung at dawn eumoirous - Happiness due to being honest and wholesome mimp - To speak in a prissy manner, usually with pursed lips
The ugliest, wickedest villain to sail the 7 Seas was Captain Butthook. He had a hook for a butt. The Devil cursed him for stealing his treasure. The curse was a giant fart that blew off his butt. He replaced it with a giant silver hook that he used to sit on men and…
I’m going to keep re-bloging advice for cats because its A. always funny and B. ALWAYS FUNNY.
“"Print is the technology of individualism. If men decided to modify this visual technology by an electronic technology, individualism would also be modifed." - Marshall McLuhan, The Gutenberg Galaxy (1962)”—(via super—paper)