Inspires me to un-dull my being!
You create identity, you’re not given identity per se. What became more interesting to me wasn’t the I, it was text because it’s texts that create the identity. That’s how I got interested in plagiarism.
-Hannibal Lecter, My Father (1991)
At a certain point I realized that the “I” doesn’t exist. So I said to myself: If the “I” doesn’t exist, I have to construct one, or maybe even more than one.
-Interview with Sylvere Lothringer (1991)