The Latin root of the word conversation means "to twist" or "to turn": In other words, conversation means entering into ever new negotiations, repositioning oneself again
Summary: Austrian artist Philip Mueller's autobiographical work for Carbon 12's 50th exhibition looks at the meaning of freedom, and finding oneself again
One does it for what happens afterwards, "when, by closing the book, one is brought back to oneself again
after this excursion and this rest and recuperation, one feels healthy again in one's newly discovered, newly shaken-up very own being, after beholding it for a mere instant from a distance, and which now stays at home, but with a freer head.
One has a shelf life in a performance- oriented job and needs to prove oneself again
after a point in time.
Thereafter, one must closely integrate oneself again
(Soltoft, 2007), and in this process, choose oneself, including all that has happened to the self.
I paused to watch the Arno flow its slightly grimy malachite beyond the final city bridge, deciding not to pose for a quick charcoal sketch, for who really needs to see oneself again
, living a second, insentient life as a portrait hung above the bed.
The irony here is that the very thing Kate and her mother share--the sense of the world as a place in which one is not at home, where one has to establish oneself again
and again--has been less a connection than a source of struggle between them.
Passions, uncertainties, mistakes, repentance, anxiety, hopes, leaving, returning, losing oneself, finding oneself, losing oneself again
As if one were a night watchman moving through a recently vacated building, opening doors and then closing them behind oneself again
, in these images small universes reveal themselves for a few seconds and can be grasped only momentarily and in fragments.