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Gustav Mesmer – inspiration and enigma

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The Narrenturm, Vienna


The Narrenturm (Fool’s Tower) c. 1992. The asylum was built during the reign of Joseph II (1764-1790). It opened in April 1784. When the asylum closed in 1869, it was converted into a hospital archive and home for nurses. In … Continue reading

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Members of LAL (Lise Patt, Antoinette LaFarge, Lorie Erikson) photographed in front of The Museum of Jurassic Technology by the museum’s founder David Wilson. The year was 1991 and the collaborators of LAL were getting ready to disperse to various … Continue reading

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