"Living like that utterly convinced me of the extreme limitations of language. I was just a child then, so I have only an intuitive understanding of the degree to which one loses control of words once they are spoken or written. It was then that I first felt a deep curiosity about language, and understood it as a tool that encompasses both a single moment and eternity"
Privacy_A Lunch_Break_From_One’s_Public_Identity by Sean Ripple
2011, performance and text (part of the show Relational Transgressions)
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Gilles Deleuze: “When a language is so strained that it starts to stutter, or to murmur or stammer … then language in its entirety reaches the limit that marks its outside and makes it confront silence. When language is strained in this way, language in its entirety is submitted to a pressure that makes it fall silent. Style—the foreign language within language—is made up of these two operations; or should we instead speak with Proust of a nonstyle, that is, of ‘the elements of a style to come which do not yet exist’? Style is the economy of language. To make one’s language stutter, face to face, or face to back, and at the same time to push language as a whole to its limit, to its outside, to its silence—this would be like the boom and the crash.”
“He Stuttered,” Essays Critical and Clinical, University of Minnesota Press, 1997, p. 113.
— also see Walking with Lygia (2009) by Department of Biological Flow.