(Română) ROLAND BARTHES PAR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE. DISCOURS SUR SOI, ENGENDREMENT ET FILIATION DANS LA CHAMBRE CLAIRE

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

La Chambre Claire is a collection of several essays on the essence of photography, organized around several photographs – mostly of unknown characters – most of them taken by professionals.   However, as his reflection develops, his discourse keeps venturing out of the main road. Five years after the publication of his very formal biography (Roland Barthes par Roland Barthes), the writer, exploring the vast field of photography follows an introspective path which leads him, as the text develops, to re-discover himself: discovering new truth about himself, uncovering himself to the reader. So much so that something of an intuition …


(Română) LE SILENCE DE LA PEINTURE, L’AUTRE LANGAGE DE IONESCO

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

            Towards 1980’s Ionesco starts to distance himself from the theatre in search of another language which translates better the images born from his imagination or from his unconscious own mind. Fully aware of the danger of becoming the prisoner of his own clichés, Ionesco makes out of painting his favourite activity, essential for his interior and spiritual journey. Never really abandoning his writing, Ionesco finds in painting a new form of expressing himself, but one which transforms, little by little, in an equivalent system of expression and becomes only a temporary subterfuge against l’angoisse de …


THE CRITICAL DIARY BETWEEN THE SOCIAL SELF AND THE (IN)FIDELITY OF WRITING

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Among the biographical genres, the diary is the most disputed. Many consider it«a minor genre» and even those who practise it, the diarists, do not always place much hope in it. … As a rule, the diary is conceived as a writing adjacent to the poem or the novel. Memoirs, autobiographies, confessions – its older relatives – succeeded in gaining recognition and in constructing the models they needed