Archive for the ‘Yve Lomax’ Category

Lomax, Yve. ‘Future Politics/The Line in the Middle’ Writing the Image (London: I.B.Tauris, 2000) 39-53 p.39 I, like many others, have searched for a point of certainty. yes, I hoped to find it and I was innocent or arrogant enough to think that I could find it, but I could never have found it. But still I […]

Lomax, Yve. ‘The World is a Fabulous Tale’ Writing the Image (London: I.B.Tauris, 2000) 54-65 P.55 For Plato, true philosophy did not tell tales, but poetry, on the other hand, could be accused of spinning stories foreign to truth. Plato’s line, so I’ve heard tell, is that true philosophy rises above the charms and double-dealings of rhetoric; […]



Lomax, Yve. ‘Sometime(s)’ Writing the Image (London: I.B.Tauris, 2000) 77-87 p.78 Is there any one thing that makes photography whole? Does photography have an essence? For me it isn’t a matter of setting out to find the very interior of photography and despairing when I never reach that centre; it is not a matter of authenticating, in […]

Lomax, Yve. ‘The photograph and les temps‘ Writing the Image (London: I.B.Tauris, 2000) 121-134 p.121 A body can be anything – an animal, an idea, a body of sounds, a mountain, a liguistic corpus, a child, a photographic body of images or a wind. A body, we might say, is never separable from its relations with the […]



Lomax, Yve. ‘Re-visions’ Writing the Image (London: I.B.Tauris, 2000) 15-27 p.16 How can I speak of just one history. And anyway, who has the singular authority to say, with all certainty, that there is one story which is, legitimately, the authentic one. I find that one is already many: re-visions in the plural. Re-visions: a […]