‘Narcissistic Horror’

A  fragment from a fascinating interview with Jacques Derrida, taken from the eponymous 2002 film. In this excerpt Derrida discusses his discomfort with his looks, the ‘death effect’ of a photograph and why he attempted to keep pictures of himself out of the public realm.

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