Peter Ablinger

By now I have grown older, and use glasses increasingly often. With glasses I can see roughly as well as I used to. Without glasses I see less, and distant things in particular are blurred. So I have the impression that my radius of perception is narrowing, withdrawing to the point from which I gaze. I have the impression that without glasses, I lose something of the world that I can still retain with glasses. The impression (the illusion) is interesting, because one wonders what really makes the difference between a world that is reached (even better) and one that is no longer (or less well) reached.

Peter Ablinger, born in Austria in 1959, has lived in Berlin since 1982.

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