Encouble n.f. (hélvétisme) something which deranges, which irritates, which bothers, which embarrasses. S’encoubler v. to stumble, to trip.
I like visual accidents. I like it when one imagines having seen one thing, but in reality it’s something else. I like it when the brain plays games on us; when it functions like a trompe-l’œil, making us see and believe what isn’t there.
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