“gaze and voice ..are not on the side of the subject but on the side of the object. The gaze marks the point in the object (the picture) from which the viewing subject is already gazed at: it is the object which is gazing at me.” – The gaze functions as a spot or stain in/on the pi c tur e, disturbing its transparent visibility and introducing an irreducible split in my relation to it. I can never see the picture at the point from which it is gazing at

slavoj zizek. the undergrowth of enjoyment http://ift.tt/1LgiMY3

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