Brown Cow & Human Hand (New York State Fair 2017)


Check out the “rhizome” established by the animal hide, machine, and human hand. Here across the hairs along the ridge of the back, to get that show sheen on the cows requires very careful razor work. Intent and gentle on the work, the dairy farmer did not appreciate my attempt to crack a joke.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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1 Response to Brown Cow & Human Hand (New York State Fair 2017)

  1. dmf says:

    obviously no joking matter
    elsewhere in absurdum

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