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Tessa Boffin

Despre posibilitatea imaginii in societatea crestin-nihilist-iconoclasta. Tessa Boffin – din seria The Knights Move.

Tessa Boffin Born 1960; died October, 1993. British photographer. Her series of photographs Angels Rebels: Lesbians and Safer Sex, 1989, addressed the issue of how lesbians are influenced by AIDS and how they could continue to enjoy sexual expression in the face of sensational press stories. In a series of portraits, The Knight’s Move, 1990, she looked at lesbian history and stereotyping. In 1992 Tessa Boffin began working with her lover, Nerina Ferguson, on the “Crucifixion Cabaret” at the Purgatory nightclub. Tessa Boffin played a centurian in full costume with red and gold cloak, and Nerina Ferguson took the role of a gold-painted naked slave. Tessa Boffin took her own life in October, 1993.

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> Susan Sontag – On Photography.

Julien Green

Oricat am vrea de mult sa mintim, sa ne mintim, sa ne ascundem, sa ne prefacem, in momentul exploziei ne asezam goi, vulnerabili, pe tava, jumuliti, descarnati, in fata Divinitatii. Geamatul de placere – steagul alb al abdicarii.

Sa nu uitam, uneori, sa (re)devenim eremiti.

In romanele si in teatrul lui Julien Green dorinta sexuala practic incoercibila cade adeseori dintrodata asupra omului care nu se asteapta la aceasta (Praileau si Joseph in Moïra, Jan si Erik in Sud sau Angus si Wilfred in Chaque homme dans sa nuit), cu atat mai fatal cu cat, in majoritatea cazurilor, e vorba despre o dorinta homosexuala considerata in acelasi timp irezistibila si nemijlocit culpabila: nu exista iesire decat in umilinta, in durere, in cele din urma in nebunie si/sau moarte, fie a amantului, fie a iubitului. Religia (crestina, evident) care constituie un fundal extrem de prezent apare mai mult acuzatoare decat mantuitoare, chiar daca profunda credinta a lui Green (crestin practicant) sfarseste prin a lasa discret sa transpara misterul harului, ca in Chaque homme dans sa nuit in care in moartea lui Wilfred destinul pare in fine exorcizat, nestiindu-se de altfel cum anume.