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Posts Tagged ‘Soren Kierkegaard

Kierkegaard’s Repetition

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After several repeat readings of Kierkegaard’s book Repetition…

…a major theme of which is the impossibility of repetition, I have become convinced once again that repetition is indeed impossible. At the risk of repeating myself, I will say again that repetition  is indeed impossible.

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Written by Andy Parkinson

July 25, 2012 at 7:30 am

I repeat, repetition is impossible

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One of the key operations I am using here is of course repetition. I aim to repeat a line, a move, a colour, a quadrant.

Process and Performance 4, July 2012, Acrylic on Canvas, 10″x10″

Yet I discover that I am doing it anew, even when what I thought I was doing was repetition.  I’ll say that last bit again: even when what I thought I was doing was repetition.

Written by Andy Parkinson

July 24, 2012 at 7:30 am