Bande à part / Ask Archive About Elsewhere
Ray Brooks and Charlotte Rampling, 1965 Gerhard Richter, Seestuck 1
Although I feel that my tragedy is the greatest in history—greater than the fall of empires—I am nevertheless aware of my total insignificance. I am absolutely persuaded that I am nothing in this universe; yet I feel that mine is the only real existence.

On the Heights of Despair, Emil Cioran  

I : Anna Karina in Le Petit Soldat (1963)
II : Orchid drawing by me
Izis Bidermanas
Bord de Seine. Paris (1976)
I felt in my heart two contradictory feelings: the horror of life and the ecstasy of life.

Charles Baudelaire  
Glenn Gould, 1956 (photo by Jock Carroll)
Whatever causes night in our souls may leave stars.

Victor Hugo  
Subway. Buenos Aires (by Daniel Merle)
“In transit. I saw them. Just two kids in love. I got my 135 mm and made one shot”
I live by tangible experience and not by logical explanation.

Georges Bataille, L’Expérience intérieure  
Henri Matisse by Henri Cartier-Bresson
And then we never spoke again.

my 6 word story  
Jeanne Moreau, 1958
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