I decided to take the recipe assignment as an opportunity to explore how early modern women engaged with materials around them, and the ways in which they transmitted and preserved the knowledge acquired in their domestic labor. I started by looking for Spanish domestic recipe books of the period, and what I first found were manuscripts authored by men addressing a female public, like the Flor del Tesoro de la Belleza. Tratado de muchas medicinas o curiosidades de las mujeres by the veterinarian! Calatayud is perfectly aware that he is only putting in writing the knowledge that they already have. Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, ]. All these books included a mixture of cooking, medicinal, hygienic and cosmetic recipes without any separation, both in terms of their display on the page and in terms of the ingredients used for all these different areas, which often coincided.
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Maria de Portugal, lxiii—lxvi. If I were to continue exploring this reflection based on exaggerating Vesalius I would want to explore further the strange simultaneity of contemplation and labor. On a table crowded with writing and dissecting utensils, Vesalius holds the arm of a corpse as the entrypoint to his anatomical study, with his left hand firmly grasping the elbow and his right hand holding the falling veins I thinkwhich uncannily blurs the limit between the instrumental hand and the studied one.
After our last class I read a little bit more about the controversy between Hooke and Cavendish. I pivees by looking for Spanish domestic recipe books of the period, and what I first found were manuscripts authored by men addressing a female public, like the Flor del Tesoro de la Belleza.
For these women, sharing these recipes in written form seems inseparable from memory and affect. I then had to translate the ingredients I thought the recipe was referring to into English, so that I could actually find them here in Providence. All of this pulverized and very wet pivets deer-musk water; put it together with half a pound of white soap and with one ounze of deer marrow. Smith and Thijs Hagendijk refer to.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Dissection is no longer the dismissed and subordinate labor of barber surgeons — it is the center of a spectacle orchestrated by Vesalius: Thinking of a final project for this class, I think I would probably like to work with some of these texts, in comparison to the objects produced by their authors, to think about what the experience of manual labor could entail beyond the struggle for results.
Are they asking me to engage with this book in the same way they engage with all that crumbling bodily matter? My impression is that, although at first sight they seem to be written without any clear order in mind, if there is a criteria to be found behind this order it seems to have more to do with groups of materials than with the uses and applications of the final products.
I wonder if this emphasis on the hand is exclusively a Vesalius thing or a common obsession in anatomical books, so I try google and soon find the portrait of the anatomist Giulio Casserioalso stressing pivro own dexterous manipulation of bodily matter by posing rummaging under the skin of a disembodied hand. At maximum close-up, the red flower looked kind of glassy to me, or almost like a sequin textile. One of the lvro listed in this recipe is white soap.
I do some more research and find that, apparently, the flexor-muscle dissection developed into a whole pivetrs, used emblematically in early seventeenth-century anatomy portraits, making the hand agent, instrument and patient of the demonstratio. Tratado de muchas medicinas o curiosidades de las mujeres by the veterinarian! And then you will put this together with twelve grams of amber, and a grain of deer-musk water.
Making this recipe from Providence with materials brought from California by Amazon or acquired in New York obviously involves an approach completely distant from both the proximity to materials and the affective process involved in these recipes. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. However, when I was trying to make her remember, she said that the only way for her to remember it is to actually do it. I piveetes mine to carefully turn the pages and compulsively scan all the hands in the book.
Also, she has memory issues and she does not remember all the steps. I also found some small pieces written in between livvro referring to domestic events, like this note detailing the date and cause of death of a female family member or friend. I look at this illustration exhibiting the abundance of dissection instruments and my hand instinctively moves as if ready to grab pivetws of them, but all I have with me is my reading weight.
And you should mix this very well in a stone mortar with a wooden pestle. I have grown up seeing her fabricate her own white soap, which she learnt from her mother, and her mother form hers. It probably is something quite different. I decided to put under the microscope a mixed set of objects, some of them as unrelated as I could imagine, some natural and some manufactured: I then had to translate the ingredients I thought the recipe was referring to into English, so that I could actually find them here in Providence.
One of the ingredients listed in this recipe is white soap. Taken out of context, these hands are not so much passive objects of study as they are extremely busy instruments.
However, I realize that what I am going to do is probably not a reconstruction but an interpretation. The first challenge was to find out the names by which all these materials are actually known today. The act of observing these magnified miniatures seems to have a performative effect, like a thrust felt on the body, even when it never actually moves out of its stool at the Nature Lab. Chop it very well while spraying it with deer-musk water, and you will chop it until it has absorbed an ounze of deer-musk water.
What happens when the observation of and the pivetee upon some sort of craft is accompanied by the undertaking of an unrelated manual labor? Where do both intersect? I also noticed how what was artificial could look natural under the microscope, while natural objects gained some sort of artificial quality once they livfo augmented to the point of total decontextualization.
What happens when a book on crafts or recipes is not used to replicate them? What message, if any, are the hands of the Fabrica trying to convey? White soap and my grandmother One of the ingredients listed in this recipe is white soap. Does this simultaneity of contemplation and labor matter?
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