Posted by Kristen Alvanson at Sunday, February 25, 2007
Lumpen Orientalism gathers the fragments of a lost civilization, the decaying parts of a breathing animal _ the Middle East. Named after a term suggested by China Miéville, Lumpen Orientalism captures an anomalous fascination with the Middle East and Asia in a similar way to the mongrel visions of Gilles Deleuze, H. P. Lovecraft, Gaëtan Clérambault and William Beckford in order to tackle this enigmatic monstrosity.
I was walking along the alley where all the gold is sold and came along the place where I photographed an old structure and posted it 3 months ago. The speed of new construction here in the Middle East amazes me. Next time I pass the building will be complete.
February 15, 2007
November 17, 2006
Posted by Kristen Alvanson at Thursday, February 15, 2007
Posted by Kristen Alvanson at Monday, February 12, 2007
Posted by RN at Tuesday, February 06, 2007