“In the city both mirrors and window glass produce deceptive palimpsests of images: in glass, forward-moving figures come from the opposite direction of their originals; the helix reverses in a mirror… Glass looks. Surfaces become alive with images and traces of images, losing their trustworthy solidity.”

Isobel Armstrong, Victorian Glassworlds (2008), 8.


Notes on The Birth of the Clinic

  Michel Foucault was a French philosopher and historian (1926-1984). He received his education at the Sorbonne, focusing on psychology (1948) and at the University of Paris (psychopathology, 1950).[1] His pursuit of history and philosophy was therefore seen as an interest rather than a scholarly endeavor.[2] Between graduation and appointment… Read more →