The angel of objects

The angel of objects

Objects protect us and make our lives bearable. Besides, they survive us (Herta Müller) The title for this article sprung to mind after reading an interview with Herta Müller, the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. Herta talked about the Jews killed in the death camps and what it meant for them to be stripped of their objects, of all their goods and how they felt divested of their own selves and stopped being people. Deprived of their individualities, they had to start redefining themselves through the objects they created using the bits…continue reading →