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Edgar Arceneaux’s Search for the Meaning Among Infinite Variations

Edgar Arceneaux’s inquiries into the nature of knowledge make his practice epistemological. He looks at the language mechanisms that underlie the way knowledge is constructed, and acts upon them in two ways: one, he develops from these mechanisms an aesthetic language for the interpretation of images (meaning becomes a function of aesthetic judgments); and two, he uses these judgments to produce the textual geography for the expression of his politics.