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Sleep of Reason

We begin this week with a favorite passage from Albert Camus’ classic exploration of the psychology of an epidemic, The Plague:


Next come excepts from an interview (2003!) with sociologist Ulrich Beck, who explored related themes of embedded risks and uncontrollability, by other means. Images are bounced from the studio of data artist Laurie Frick, based on visual/material representations of her sleep patterns.








And finally, returning to Camus: