On The Armoire/Against Purity

By: Saida Hodžić,  The Disorder of Things
Wed, 07/15/2020

...Situate yourself, say the feminists and the anthropologists. Tell us about your positioning, your relationships, the ethical challenges of fieldwork and writing.

I would like to, I understand why you ask, but your map is not my map. Your coordinates were never meant for me –an uninvited woman/native/other who crossed the line. Your analyses of concerns and double binds sound like cleansing, purification. What you register as intensity is but the lower frequency hum of my everyday life. I am an affect alien. The wounds I sense fly under your radar.

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