Headfarm: Cairo by John Mateer

J: >>’My books should be read one after the other, in the order they were written, thus copying the way seconds work into minutes, and minutes into hours.'<< (*)
R: 60 seconds form 1 minute, 360 grades one circle.
D: Counting is a form of structure building, building a structure without a ground.
R: Luftschlossbau: Building castles in the air.

>>Outside, Cairo
is a ruined cinema…<< (John Mateer) **

* Edmond Jabès, The Book of Resemblances 2 (Translated by Rosmaire Waldrop, Hanover: Wesleyan University Press, 1978), p. 3.

** John Mateer, >>Winsor Hotel – an Ur Poem<<, in: das magazin der kulturstiftung des bundes 19, p. 15.


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