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  1. Mirrors (2020)

    According to Arnaud Maillet, the development of the black mirrors is parallel to the emergence of the unconscious:

    We see, then how the notion of the unconscious emerges partly in conjunction with the black mirror as part of the history of blindness. The history of the black mirror is also the history of blindness.The black mirror thus ensures a breath for sight. As Jacques Derrida has written, the eye blink is nothing other than the breath of sight. But in this critical moment, this suspension of perception, sight is realized and constituted. The black mirror like the blinking of the eye plunges the organ of sight into blindness, but this blindness is no less salutary for that. *

    *The Claude Glass: Use and Meaning of the Black Mirror in Western Art by Arnaud Maillet