“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.

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Simian Orientalism

Donna Haraway’s Primate Visions (1989) has been extremely influential across the humanities and sciences in its interdisciplinary approach to the history of science including  post-colonial discourse and visual culture studies. A 1990 Journal of the History of Biology review recognized Primate Visions as “one of the most important books to… Read more →