Thursday, May 22, 2008

The Dalai Lama looks at his glasses before
an interview

My header is part of the actual caption of this Reuters photo from today.

Actually, the Dalai Lama is already in the interview, doing a visual assertion: that all is seen through a lens.

June 11, 2017

I want to add: That performed trope is Janus-faced: perspectival (en-stancing, on a basis of holistic—largely implicit—being oneself) and situational (en-framing, relative to shared ground or situated time between “us”).