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Walter Benjamin

 ‘To dwell’ as a transitive verb -as in notions of ‘indwelt spaces’; herewith an indication of the frenetic topicality concealed in habitual behavior. It has to do with fashioning a shell for ourselves. — Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project, Convolute I, ‘The Interior, The Trace’, [I4,5]

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