found input (via Freesia McKee)
This quote recently appeared on the blog Black Girl Dangerous:
You guys know about vampires? You know, vampires have no reflections in a mirror? There’s this idea that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror. And what I’ve always thought isn’t that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror. It’s that if you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves.
bhanu denies Junot Diaz: this domestic life grows suspect? When the glass reverts in its granular drag to the subject of architecture: the failure of a house
to believe in its occupants?
bhanu denies Junot Diaz: a monster response arranged by Ching-In Chen, with found text from Bhanu Kapil's Incubation: a Space for Monsters (Leon Works, 2006).