Monday, October 24, 2011

when does desire become complicit in its own repression?

Jenny Holzer, 2002

as desire is realized but not quelled, another focal object of longing is found, a short-lived joy of realizing a desire will transform itself into boredom. soon, desire will focus on some new desideratum whose realization becomes anticlimactic. in such case, desire is likely to re-initiate the cycle.