Performativizing Papyrocentricity #17

Papyrocentric Performativity Presents:

Men, Mountains and Mega-TherionsHimalaya: The Exploration and Conquest of the Greatest Mountains on Earth, general editor Philip Parker (Conway 2013)

Shifting and ShapingThe Metamorphoses of Ovid, translated by Mary M. Innes (Penguin 1961)

Warrior with WordsConan the Indomitable, Robert E. Howard (Orion Books 2011)

Or Read a Review at Random: RaRaR

Rep It Up

When I started to look at rep-tiles, or shapes that can be divided completely into smaller copies of themselves, I wanted to find some of my own. It turns out that it’s easy to automate a search for the simpler kinds, like those based on equilateral triangles and right triangles.

right triangle rep-tiles




(Please open the following images in a new window if they fail to animate)


triangle mosaic

Previously pre-posted (please peruse):

Rep-Tile Reflections

Mix to the Marx

“And in the global climate of the early 90s, it’s perhaps not surprising that the ANC bent to the neoliberal flood tide, putting its Freedom Charter calls for public ownership and redistribution of land on the back burner.” — Mandela has been sanitised by hypocrites and apologists, Seamus Milne, The Guardian, 12/xii/2013.

Previously pre-posted (please peruse):

Reds under the Thread

Hextra Texture

A hexagon can be divided into six equilateral triangles. An equilateral triangle can be divided into a hexagon and three more equilateral triangles. These simple rules, applied again and again, can be used to create fractals, or shapes that echo themselves on smaller and smaller scales.




Previously pre-posted (please peruse):

Fractal Fourmulas