Showing posts with label REVIEW: live tarot readings at The Tarot Nook. Show all posts
Showing posts with label REVIEW: live tarot readings at The Tarot Nook. Show all posts

Thursday, 12 June 2014

REVIEW: AFTAP Live Readings at The Tarot Nook

AVUE

Verum esse ipsum factum [truth is made/created] - Giovan Battista Vico (De Antiquissima, 1710).

I don't want your love unless you know I am repulsive, and love me even as you know it - Georges Bataille (My Mother, Madame Edwarda and The Dead Man)
 
A fascinating experimental tarot Project has been taking place. This Project inverts the cultural (con)text which would have us all flee from life, negating vicissitude and chance, a lie that in order to be liveable must efface its own effacement. The mechanisms whirr almost soundlessly behind the scenes, clicking our absurd theatre into place for that unwary gaze positioned as the self-aggrandising eye of the ubiquitous consumer. Play by the rules, dear: you're nobody if you're not Master Bun the Baker's son or Mrs Pain the Doctor's Wife.  This Project sticks a spanner in the works, plucking the "I" out of the manufactured "i"deal and bestowing it with a voice. A viva voce