[-empyre-] a request
agora158 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 02:16:21 EST 2012
Thank you Pedro, gracias!
On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 11:35 AM, pedro <pedruski at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi ana
> i can help you with the translation if you like, send me offlist.
> thanks to everybody by the way, really enjoying the list
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 10:36 PM, Ana Valdés <agora158 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear -empyrians, I has been working hard this week making translations of
> > the wonderful wellwritten and inspirating posts made by my friends Alicia
> > Migdal and Sabela de Tezanos, two of the most lucid intellectuals I know
> > extraordinary writers.
> > I had already difficulties with Sabelas first texts because I felt my
> > English was not good enough to make her great text justice.
> > But I did it anyway to facilitate the reading and the discussion of the
> > topic for non-Spanish readers.
> > Sabelas text from today overwhelmed me, I am sad to say that. I spent two
> > hours with it and only succeeded with a mediocre translation, not worth
> > Sabela and not worth of empyre.
> > My question is: Eduardo, Ricardo, Teddy, Ethel, anyone more able than me
> > can you make an effort and help me to finish the translation?
> > That's the part I worked with it today:
> > As Ana says I am very happy an grateful reading all different inputs and
> > views crossing paths in this exchange, there is always elements refering
> > each other and allow to deepen or reformulate the topic.
> > I stay with the gap between the terms resistance and resilience:
> > being an answer negating the given conditions, a manifesto of the
> > opposition. The resilience convocate to the creative superation of a
> > situation, the emergency of something unexpected that allows the
> > strenghtening of the individual, including a qualitative jump upon the
> > expected.
> > Regarding the tattoo and Johannes questions (and his contributions from
> > Zikek, thanks for it), I have written these reflections:
> > The excesive and invasive representation of the body in the everyday
> life in
> > our times, the condition of almost medicine sterilization, care, health,
> > harmony, the ”overclothing” in publicity and in the events of design and
> > fashion of a ”neutrum” body, generally thin and androgynous, more
> > as the support of clothing, cosmetic, vulnerable to permanent offers of
> > health spas and clinics to lose weight, antiaging treatments, sweeteners,
> > inplants, prothesis…
> > The body, always something to technics to achieve perfection, is refered
> > a mechanic or terrain where the differences (sexual, to be androgyny or
> > be voluptuose) are confused.
> > Individually, as part of this spectacle and passive recipient of all
> > messages, you survive being ”outside” your self: the own body is not a
> > protagonist (how could it be?), the body is the object of all demands,
> > compelled.
> > The fugacity of the appereance, the vanishing of the forces of the
> > spectacular is continous, place itself naturally in front of a recurrent
> > voiid which challenge the subjectivity demand new behaviours, survival
> > strategies and keeping the hope.
> > --
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> > http://www.scoop.it/t/food-history-and-trivia
> > http://www.scoop.it/t/gender-issues/
> > http://www.scoop.it/t/literary-exiles/
> > http://www.scoop.it/t/museums-and-ethics/
> > http://www.scoop.it/t/urbanism-3-0
> > http://www.scoop.it/t/postcolonial-mind/
> > mobil/cell +4670-3213370
> > "When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with
> > eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always
> > to return.
> > — Leonardo da Vinci
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"When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with
your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always
long to return.
— Leonardo da Vinci
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