Keeping Faith & Breaking Ground Episode 1: Bells & Whistles – The Technology of Forgetfulness

This is a presentation Gil Bailie gave at the 2018 conference of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.

“The rural peals of the nineteenth century, which have become for us the sound of another time bear witness to a different way of being inscribed in time and space, and of experiencing time and space.”

Alain Corbin

“Religious believer and Bolshevik activist alike understood bells to be a linchpin in the cultural sensibilities that the regime wanted desperately to reconfigure.”

Richard Hernandez

In his presentation Gil Bailie makes reference to the following two paintings and a film:

The Angelus by Millet
The Architechtonic Angelus of Millet by Dali
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