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What’s Wrong with the Movies? by Aleister Crowley in Vanity Fair, Jul 1917.

“IN this connection let us observe how the Russian Ballet gets its splendid effect of art. There is a true and tried artist for the scenery, another for the arrangement of the dance, another for the music, another for the costumes, and so on. All conspire, all contribute, the one careful never to impede the work of the others. The result is an artistic unity.” [via]

“Language itself is haunted by the (sometimes unintentional) poetics of its own self-overcoming, by the subversive, the ‘erruption of the marvellous’. Life seems to conspire with this outsideness, such that even representation finally escapes representation.” MillenniumHakim Bey