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“In the illusory babels of language, an artist might advance specifically to get lost, and to intoxicate himself in dizzying syntaxes, seeking odd intersections of meaning, strange corridors of history, unexpected echoes, unknown humors, or voids of knowledge… but this quest is risky, full of bottomless fictions and endless architectures and counter-architectures… at the end, if there is an end, are perhaps only meaningless reverberations.” --"A Museum of Language in the Vicinity of Art" (1968) by Robert Smithson

Ars Memoriae: The Theatre (1619) by Robert Fludd
Ars Memoriae: The Theatre (1619) by Robert Fludd

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Babel is the name used in the Hebrew Bible for the city of Babylon, the city and tower where the confusion of languages took place, according to the Bible.

Babel may also refer to any place or scene of noise and confusion or to a confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages.

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