Monthly Archives: August 2015

GAY/QUEER TRACE/ARCHIVE/CONSTELLATION. A PHOTO MIMESIS. BY STEVEN BENSON

Had to get Sebald in:”The Emergence of Memory” essays. “Loving Someone Gay”:All parents who struggle with their child’s sexual orientation should STILL read this book And, so, I curate these vestiges/remnants/traces: linking our gay past with our gay/queer present and … Continue reading

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A (BENJAMINESQUE) PHOTO-ASSEMBLAGE/CONSTELLATION OF SPECTRALPSYCHOGEOGRAPHY. MY OWN PARISIAN ARCADE, AND A REMEMBERANCE OF WILLIAM BARRINGTON-COUPE. BY STEVEN BENSON.

“{He} salvages from the oblivion of forgetting as invaluable collectors’ items”(Chisholm, “Queer Constellations”. p.166, 2005,on Edmund White’s “the Flaneur”) Tutankhamen syndrome? Shoring up fragments of the past against my/their ruin? Some vague attempt to redeem/”redeem” the past(what does this even … Continue reading

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