Some writing I found about writing
Descriptive language – creating disappearance Lately I have been thinking a lot about why I often turn to writing when I can’t go forward with visual work. It is probably something I shouldn’t question, seeing as it seems to be an effective strategy for me in the process of getting back to studio work. While figuring out the question I have been re-reading things I wrote while studying, while...
Everyone should read this at least once in their... →
I read this when I was about 16. It was given to me by my philosophy teacher. It is definitely worth another read, given its relevance to the latest financial issues. I find it hard to imagine a world without this structure. Where a link has to be a two cent click for me and a five dollar gain for a large company. But that appears to be how it is.
The Weak Universalism →
Theoretically Speaking →
Occupy Wall Street rediscovers the radical... →
The Single-Channel Fallacy and Other Myths About... →
The (Un)Observed - radio website →
Listen to the Jenny C. Jones about how her music line-up in the studio became the content of her work. This might become important studio listening.
Under the influence →
See Yourself Sensing, book and related exhibition... →
The thing about a paint pot, sealed.
There’s a pot of paint on my shelf. It’s called Radiant Red. It is label-less because I decanted it from a larger pot into a shiny store bought miniature, steely and perfect looking. I didn’t spill it. It doesn’t tell you what it is. You wouldn’t know it contained anything so bold. I was going to paint a frame with it. A pale wooden square without glass that I bought from a junk shop. The...
crunchy agreement of toast and tea. he soldiers on, with the morning news and my rapt attention. with one hand he taps open the crisp container of his breakfast to scoop in with deft skill. and there’s a subtle synchronicity in the fire’s complicity to crackle slightly with the rustle of his carefully turned page. some sugar, the final symphonic, slipped. an eye up, smile...
ARTWRIT /// FOCUS ON BLANKNESS →
John Powers on the colour white, its connection to... →
In this ten part essay, John Powers, a Brooklyn based Sculptor, details his fascination and subsequent research into the colour white. A query about the much delayed white 4G iphone led him on a research journey through space travel, Sci-fi, gadgetry to clean underwear. The essay is in ten parts.
Ryan Trecartin at PS1 →