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A few days ago Eduardo Pérez Soler wrote in response to a tweet that said the future of reading is not reading (and announced a second positive instalment). A book-trailer is a filmed text where the reading is fused and illustrated with images. We’ll leave you here with the book-trailer for Eloy Fernández Porta’s latest book, Emociónese así. A text of sampled images, with a mixture of references, (some of which Eloy Fernández Porta has considered and implemented in his books). Starting with “The great Lebowski”, Charles Bronson, Lynda Benglis, Carole Schemann and Genesis P-Orridge file past in an endeavour to identify some of the politics of contemporary sentiment. A reading that could quite easily respond to this future of reading, that is to be read.
"A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world" (John Le Carré)