“Le Funambule”

By: pelly*made

Jan 24 2013

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Category: Archives, photos

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Aperture:f/12.2
Focal Length:44.63mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/1408 sec
Camera:HP PhotoSmart C945 (V01.74)

“…This love – but almost desperate, but with a charge of tenderness – that you must show for your wire, will possess as much strength as that shown by the wire in carrying you. I know about objects: their maliciousness, their cruelty, and their gratitude too. The wire was dead – or, if you prefer, mute and blind – until you appeared: now, it will live and speak” ~ Jean Genet, “The Tightrope Walker”

~ Jean Genet (December 19, 1910 – April 15, 1986) was a prominent and controversialFrench novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing

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