!: I had never considered defining performance as that which vanishes.
?: What does Schneider mean by retroaction? She defines archives as “social performance of retroaction.”
- Flesh vs bone
- Value of “original”
- Death in disappearance and remains
!: WE have the power to construct the past. It isn’t static. It isn’t an archive. (Is claiming so a way to banish unpleasantness to another plain?)
?: What does Birns mean when he defines neutrality as neither unanimity nor transcendence?
- Banality of the present
- Premature past
- Art and the burden of history