This blog is basically a research tool for my work. It is a way of bookmarking things of interest: articles, interviews, lectures, panel discussions and quotes.
The title is a reference to the nine islands of the Azores where both my parents were born and which are very dear to me.
“The universalist and progressive dream that governed modern times is in tatters, and this disintegration is today giving rise to a new configuration of thought that no longer proceeds by building great totalizing theoretical systems but by constructing archipelagoes. A voluntary grouping of islands networked together to create an autonomous entity, the archipelago is the dominant figure of contemporary culture.” (Nicolas Bourriaud, The Radicant, p.185)