Inching up the steps of the ivory tower. Dancing and taking photos along the way. A photographer and his favourite burlesque dancer/pinup model living together doesn't sound too strange. Not until you throw a little Foucault and chaos, social networks and nonlinear dynamics, or public reason and higher-order differential equations into the mix. He's Sammy and she's Rani. And we'll stay sane in this mess one way or another.