Category Archives: Monstrous

Sneezing Inside

‘Such a little child,’ Paul looks down at me, ‘this is not fitting of you.’ Beneath it all, apart from all the little things that have happened in the last two days, I am wrecked. Life feels to be stopping

Sneezing Inside

‘Such a little child,’ Paul looks down at me, ‘this is not fitting of you.’ Beneath it all, apart from all the little things that have happened in the last two days, I am wrecked. Life feels to be stopping

Lips of the Red Sea

Therefore from one man [Abraham], and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore. Hebrews 11:12 ‘It is that last word,’

Lips of the Red Sea

Therefore from one man [Abraham], and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore. Hebrews 11:12 ‘It is that last word,’

Pink Lips

…Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?’ In all this Job did not sin with his lips. Job 2:10 I watch Paul playing with his lips, weaving his fingers, drool drips into a puddle. ‘B-e-a-u-t,’ Paul slirs,

Pink Lips

…Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?’ In all this Job did not sin with his lips. Job 2:10 I watch Paul playing with his lips, weaving his fingers, drool drips into a puddle. ‘B-e-a-u-t,’ Paul slirs,

Pop of Beauty

Terror itself peers out of the eyes of beauty as the coercion that emanates from form; the concept of the blinding glare of beauty articulates this experience. Aesthetic Theory. Adorno ‘I imagine the hands of Jesus,’ Paul says, ‘the holes

Pop of Beauty

Terror itself peers out of the eyes of beauty as the coercion that emanates from form; the concept of the blinding glare of beauty articulates this experience. Aesthetic Theory. Adorno ‘I imagine the hands of Jesus,’ Paul says, ‘the holes

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

The Belly of God

An object is monstrous if by its magnitude it annihilates the end which its concept constitutes. The Critique of the Power of Judgement. Immanuel Kant. ‘O this gets better with every mention,’ Paul drops into downward dog. Surely, it is no argument

The Belly of God

An object is monstrous if by its magnitude it annihilates the end which its concept constitutes. The Critique of the Power of Judgement. Immanuel Kant. ‘O this gets better with every mention,’ Paul drops into downward dog. Surely, it is no argument

The Lightness of Beauty

Only with a certain obtuseness of vision, a will to simplicity, does the beautiful, the ‘valuable’ appear: in itself, it is I know not what. Will to Power. Nietzsche. ‘Jesus has many demands,’ Paul begins to eek out, ‘he has

The Lightness of Beauty

Only with a certain obtuseness of vision, a will to simplicity, does the beautiful, the ‘valuable’ appear: in itself, it is I know not what. Will to Power. Nietzsche. ‘Jesus has many demands,’ Paul begins to eek out, ‘he has