Roland Barthes and Julia Kristeva in China

"Ultimately — or at the limit — in order to see a photograph well, it is best to look away or close your eyes. ‘The necessary condition for an image is sight,’Janouch told Kafka; and Kafka smiled and replied: ‘We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes.”
(Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography)

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