The Remains of Argus


department of biological flow
kino-gait study no.2

"The organs of the senses form knots, high-relief sites of singularity in this complex flat drawing, dense specializations, a mountain, valley or well on the plain. They irrigate the whole skin with desire, listening, sight or smell. Skin flows like water, a variable confluence of the qualities of the senses. Interior and exterior, opaque and transparent, supple or rigid, wilful, present or paralyzed, object, subject, soul and world, watcher and guide, a place where the fundamental dialogue with things and others happens and where it is most brilliantly visible, the skin bears Hermes' message and what remains of Argus."

– Michel Serres, The Five Senses: A Philosophy of Mingled Bodies, p.52


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