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I think all material objects have their own economy: how they can be made, how they can be kept and how they can be destroyed. And questioning such an economic cycle defines the production of an object even more than some broad conceptual or theoretical framework. Theory is hardly a source for an object; if the economy doesn’t support its production no theory can help you.

Tobias Putrih in conversation with Pinksummer, Genova, May 2007

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