a single hail from below

Richard Hunsinger
writings and drafts
Created 30 Jun 2021
  • Shadow Boxing
    12 Dec 2021 • 22 min read • 1 0
    The Awakening (2011) by Rashid Johnson This post is a small disruption from our regular programming, in the spirit of marking out a new project I wish to undertake and its process to come. The work pr...
  • Forgotten Space, Remembered
    25 Nov 2021 • 25 min read • 4 0
    Room with Children’s Games (1970) by Fernando Botero “Sources in his inner circle say that after two days of silence while hiding in a cellar with two of his ministers after the countercoup, one of th...
  • Bentham in the Deccan
    14 Nov 2021 • 33 min read • 1 0
    Struggle for Emancipation (1961) by David Alfaro Siqueiros “At what time our merchants perceived the commodities and wares of England to be in small request with the countries and people about us, and...
  • A Process of Concretization
    03 Nov 2021 • 20 min read
    An American Landscape hewn and enclosed, with Native Americans canoeing (1793) by Patrick Campbell “In the midst of the personified impersonal, a personality stands here.” - Herman Melville, Moby-Dick...
  • The Wedges of Hephaestus
    28 Oct 2021 • 43 min read
    Britain at Play (1943) by Lawrence Stephen Lowry “Give not thyself up, then, to fire, lest it invert thee, deaden thee; as for the time it did me.” - Herman Melville, Moby-Dick At this point of the an...
  • Raising the Dead
    21 Oct 2021 • 17 min read
    Dead Leaves (1956) by Remedios Varo “One might, if one chose, describe it as a deliberate rebarbarization.” - Thomas Mann, Doctor Faustus Marx’s distinction between the labor process and the valorizat...
  • Directing Time
    15 Oct 2021 • 30 min read
    The Silesian Weavers (1846) by Carl Wilhelm Hübner “I am a city by the sea sinking into a toxic tide. I am strange to myself, as though someone unknown had poisoned my mother as she carried me.” - Rai...
  • Reverences
    08 Oct 2021 • 17 min read
    Embroidering the Earth’s Mantle (1961) by Remedios Varo “A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.” - from “Manual of Muad’Dib” by the Princess Irulan — ...
  • Lonesome Aberration
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    “Ressentiment in the repetition of throws, bad conscience in the belief in a purpose. But, in this way, all that will ever be obtained are more or less probable relative numbers. That the universe has...
  • The Constitution of Necessity Pt. 2
    20 Sep 2021 • 37 min read • 1 0
    A panorama in 12 folds of an Eid ul-Fitr procession in the Mughal Empire III. Of Merchants & State Considering the state form and its role in the emergence of the capitalist mode of production constit...
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