Inscription of the Girly Man: The Politics of Stupidity in the Age of Intelligent Machines
This set of texts constitute the catalog for the installation "Inscription of the Girly Man." It's essays cover topics which range from language and machines, to the function of material metaphor in art, and finally to the vagaries of contemporary political rhetoric.
The complete catalog as a PDF is available for download.
Inscription of the Girly Man:
The Politics of Stupidity in the Age of Intelligent Machines
This is one of the small tortures of language: one can never explain why one finds something beautiful; pleasure generates a kind of laziness of speech, and if we want to speak about a work, we have to substitute for the expression of enjoyment discourses which are indirect ... 
 Roland Barthes, “The Wisdom of Art”, 23 Bienal Internacional de Sâo Paulo, 25 May 2005, <http://www1.uol.com.br/bienal/23bienal/especial/ietw.htm> (This essay about Twombly’s work is published elsewhere as well, for example in Cy Twombly: Fifty Years Of Work On Paper.)