In Which I Want Your Skulls

In Which I Want Your Skulls

OCTOBER 06, 2010

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This Recording (the worlds Greatest Blog) posted the article “Seismograph, Phonautograph, Skull: On Useless Recordings by Colin Dickey (the writer living in Los Angeles and the author of the recently published book Cranioklepty: Graverobbing and the Search for Genius.)
“What Gall did to the skull was to re-envision it as a recording device, something like a seismograph, or a phonautograph. The skull took the ineffable, incomprehensible workings of the brain, and not only recorded them, but translated them into something that could be mapped, decoded, read.” Read more…