Adorno and Aesthetics

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I have been reading Theodor Adorno of late, and in particular Brian O’Connor’s excellent introduction to his work. Here are a few of the many notes that I have taken on O’Connor’s book and others. I am particularily taken with his approach to ‘mimesis’. ‘Mimesis … is not another name for the subject-object relationship. It is the pre-conceptual human desire to …

Infrared in Colour

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I am finally getting around to looking at the colour versions of the images I took on my the last Cambodia trip. In an earlier post, I looked at the original colour image, a straight forward black and white conversion, and an infrared black and white, as in the header. As I review that post, I believe that infrared is: …