So werd ich Todten-Kopff ein Englisch Antlitz seyn

page in construction

Concept – [Link]

“… so will I, a death’s head, become the face of an angel …”

Walter Benjamin, The Origin of German Tragic Drama (Trauerspiel), translated by John Osborne. London, Verso, 1977. Page 215. Quoting playwright Daniel Casper von Lohenstein, Redender Todten-Kopff Herrn Matthaus Mächners (The Talking Skull of Herr Mätthaus Machen), 1662.

See Allegory – [Link]

St Cuthbert’s churchyard, Elsdon, Northumberland. Late eighteenth century. On a visit with Mike Pearson.
Routin Linn, Northumberland. Carved rock outcrop, dating back, potentially, to the fourth millennium BCE.

(mortuary) archaeology

Brith Gof Angels and Pax

The mother, the earth, the angel.

information systems – Serres

Project Borderlands – [Link]

Paul Klee. Death and Fire. 1940.
Jean-Michel Basquiat. 1981.
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