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Aura, or a burst of light.

Walter Benjamin argued that reproducing a work of art kills its aura. But the aura itself has become a subject matter among contemporary artists. Witness the syncronization (both works date from 2006), from opposite corners of the earth (Paci’s Albanian based in Italy, Anading’s Pilipino):

The preview image for Adrian Paci’s Per Speculum, 2006. Courtesy of francesca kaufmann, Milan by way of E-flux. Currently on exhibit at Bonniers Konsthall.
Amazing.
Adrian Paci, Per Speculum, 2006. Courtesy of francesca kaufmann, Milan.

Poklong Anading, from ‘Anonymity’, 2006. Backlit photographic duratrans. Exhibited at Cross Art Projects.
ANONYMITY by Poklong Anading

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