For years you think talking means finding, discovering, understanding, understanding at last, being illuminated by the truth. But no: when it takes place, all you know is that it is taking place; it’s there, you’re talking, you’re writing: talking is only talking, simply talking, writing is only writing, making the shapes of letters on a blank piece of paper.– Georges Perec
How do you talk about a thing without talking about it? What is concealed by our efforts to make ourselves understood?
The latest Scripturient column for Information Professional is an experiment with “exformation” – the negative space of information.