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  1. Very impressive analysis Mavi. A fascinating breakdown of data.
    See also Dave Beech’s book recommendation: ‘The Modern Interior’ by Penny Sparke:
    There is a wonderful, poetic chaos in your listings of objects around the house. You could of course break down your lists of things into categories: e.g. organic, inorganic, useful, sentimental, subject to change, touched/Untouched etc. Or you could impose an arbitrary, poetic taxonomy, like that (of animals) described by Jorge Luis Borges, supposedly taken from an ancient Chinese encyclop├Ždia entitled ‘Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge’. The list divides all animals into 14 categories:
    1. those belonging to the Emperor
    2. embalmed ones
    3. trained ones
    4. suckling pigs
    5. mermaids (or sirens)
    6. fabled ones
    7. stray dogs
    8. those included in this classification
    9. those that tremble as if they were mad
    10. innumerable ones
    11. those drawn with a very fine camel hair brush
    12. etcetera
    13. those that have just broken the vase
    14. (my favourite) those that, seen from long way off, look like flies.

    1. Thanks for the feedback, Jeff, I’m going to try to categorize all the lists, reread Borges to get some inspiration, and I’ll try to see if I find Spark’s book online, or maybe some pdfs.
      I also forgot to mention that I have been influenced by “Species of spaces” by Georges Perec.

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