An accidental death in February (?) 2018 ended young artist Anna Chim’s barely started exciting journey of creative adventures. While revisiting principles of economizing in image-making in film and art history in preparation for my teaching, I accidentally returned to this saved message Anna sent me.
2020年9月2日，年僅59歲的著名理論家、人類學家、無政府主義者、社會活動家大衛·格雷伯（David Graeber）在威尼斯逝世。跟格雷伯交往多年的許煜博士為格雷伯寫悼念文，記述他「我們是99%」的信念而生的寫作和社會運動。Activist-anarchist anthropologist David Graeber died on 2 September 2020. Dr. Yuk Hui, an acquaintance with Graeber and collaborator, remembers the latter’s impact on him.
Sadly, Bernard Stiegler left the world on 5 August 2020. In his last days, “Since 2016, Bernard talked often about dreams, and the necessity of dreaming. Industrial capitalism destroys dreams … through the manipulation of attention. The faculty of dreaming, for him, is the faculty that Kant ignored. Bernard was a dreamer who dreamed the impossible, a fighter who fought against stupidity … All technologies are primarily dreams, but dreams can also become nightmares.” Special thanks to Yuk Hui for letting his memoria for late philosophy Bernard Stiegler be re-posted here.