Notes on how to win (the L'Atelier) and still be free

25 Mar 2011

Perhaps we have become comfortably numb ever since Barthes' (1977:146) distressing yet emancipating signal that all texts function on multidimensional levels at once, to disclose divergent and clashing opinions rather than a singular foregone conclusion professed by a godly author. Still, one would think that competitions (particularly as texts indicative of an apogee) would, within a traditional understanding of what the word 'competition' stands for, remain an exception to the rule.