Aby Warburg, Atlas Mnemosyne:
art history as a history of humanity
memory as organised matter
Mnemosyne: source of memory, mothers of the muses
– enable further life of memory
– has power over language!
ability to remember = ability to name things
personal memory (understanding of a word) – – – common ground ?
I send photographs within few days of getting an inquiry via email. I do ask for few dollars to cover the cost of shipping, but I send them regardless of donation. While this is not a good business model, maybe it can be an experiment in creating alternative economy around art objects. Not the kind of currency based on scarcity and commodity, but the kind based on community and appreciation. I will keep record of spending related to the project, and see if donation makes up for the expense at the end. I’d like to distribute other artist’s work too, but maybe with different strategy.
Taeyoon Choi. firstname.lastname@example.org