Sunday still life #1

sunday still life 1

‘For I believe that ideas about separating, purifying, demarcating and punishing transgressions have as their main function to impose system on an inherently untidy experience. It is only exaggerating the difference between within and without, about and below, male and female, with and against, that a semblance of order is created…Reflection on dirt involves reflection on the relation to disorder, being to non-being, form to formlessness, life to death’.

– From Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, Mary Douglas.

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