Alle Apparate abschalten! or The Soul is like a Bullet . . .

requiescat in pace Friedrich A. Kittler June 12 1943 – October 18 2011

read Axel Roch’s excellent article here, dated 17 November 2011, the day of

Friedrich Kittler’s funeral

he lies at Dorotheenstadt cemetery

with Heiner Müller, Georg Hegel, Johann Fichte, Herbert Marcuse, Bertolt Brecht.

 

, specifically like a bullet shot from a gun in Steven Pippin’s Quantum Camera

, the soul is like a bullet shot from a gun into a camera

, the soul in death is a bullet shot from a gun into a camera

, a camera which records the precise instant of its descruction

, the soul is caught by death as the bullet is captured by the camera it destroys

visit Mr. Pippin here