In preparation for the event, Behind the Camera, Covering the Image: Caroline Key & Shelly Silver, the artists and the organizers of the event would like to share some suggested readings. These materials are, by no means, necessary, but they are intended to provide further context for the conversation.
We have included links for all open-source material; all other readings can be accessed by searching the terms below.
Selected by Caroline Key
Édouard Glissant, "For Opacity," Poetics of Relation, trans. Betsy Wing, 1990/1997.
Selected by Shelly Silver
Raymond Bellour, "The Time in Movement," Viva Fotofilm, Paris, 2005.
Looking and Being Looked At: Shelly Silver & Claire Barliant, Charles Traub and Adam Bell, eds. Vision Anew, The Lens & Screen Arts, University of California Press, 2015.
Selected by Jordan Lord
Trinh T. Minh-ha,"The Totalizing Quest of Meaning," 1991.
Denise Ferreira da Silva,"1 (life) ÷ 0 (blackness) = ∞ − ∞ or ∞ / ∞: On Matter Beyond the Equation of Value" e-flux journal #79, February 2017.