Gray Kochhar-Lindgren’s most recent book is Urban Arabesques: Philosophy, Hong Kong, Transversality (2020 Rowman & Littlefield International). In addition to After Magritte his most recent philosophical fabulations are ‘Pintxos 1 & 2’ (Inscriptions, forthcoming, January and July 2023) and his most recent article is ‘Kracauer, Kant, and the Detectives’ (Berlin Journal of Critical Theory, July 2022). Currently, he is working on The Event of Noir and co-writing with Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren, ‘Fractured Edges: Water, Rock, and Hong Kong at the Threshold of Listening’. He serves as Professor and Director of the Common Core at the University of Hong Kong. . www.ctheory.com.