Phantomatic


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Phan`tom`at´ic


a.1.Phantasmal.
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Tinguely's most famous iteration, Homage to New York, which self-destructed in the courtyard of the Museum of Modern Art in 1960, was dubbed by the artist a "simulacrum of catastrophe," a "cynical object, both luciferian and phantomatic in nature.
To revisit this phantomatic history of kinetic art is, I think, to recount a ghost story worth telling.
There, Karl Marx developed a theory of the phantomatic, or a hauntology, that shows how the products of the human brain--our "spirits"--are projected into the world as animistic objects, then begin to behave as autonomous figures, acquiring a life and momentum of their own.
Press materials for the show promise that it will present "a city chaotic yet phantomatic [sic] born out of the imagination of the two ceramicists.
A clear example of what Bempechat calls "the phantomatic despot" (p.
is the breeding ground of the phantomatic return of shameful secrets on the level of individuals, families, the community, and possibly even entire nations" (Rand 169).
or practiced by parents and grandparents--is the breeding ground of the phantomatic return of shameful secrets on the level of individuals, families, the community, and possible even entire nations.
Soul head, squashed back against its matrix, matrix of eye tires, phantomatic swatch of hair, head on its hair body, homuncular head, alchemical gaze of a hairbody through which the putty of the face mills, reconstituting its black flame ape-source hovering existence's indentured antenna-- </pre> <p>"Spirits of the Head" is a fantasia; while it proceeds to some extent via association it is not "free association" or "automatic writing.
As Abraham is not mentioned explicitly in Derrida's text, his phantomatic presence returns, but not in the form of the Freudian scenario of "the return of the repressed," where the symptom is a compromise formation of a content repressed within.
corn, requires visitors "spread the message" if they want the suicides to end; butterfly tattoos; phantomatic bunnies; and a masked man in a red room filled with baby chickens who flays the skin off apparently willing subjects.
Abraham and Torok's work enables us to understand how the falsification, ignorance, or disregard of the past--whether institutionalized by a totalitarian state (as in former East Germany) or practiced by parents and grandparents--is the breeding ground of the phantomatic return of shameful secrets on the level of individuals, families, the community, and possibly even entire nations).
The whole superficial physical makeup of Dick's fictional worlds only serves to provoke into being recurring existential philosophical conundrums and paradoxes in the form of a second-order phantomatics, which one might say are paranoid and schizophrenic visions become real.