Category Archives: thought

in the future everybody will be anonymous for 15 minutes

I have a theory that solitude and silence will become the chief currency of the future, as near-necessary as water – and just as nourishing. Modern media might keep us interconnected, but the global conversation is relentless. What we will … Continue reading

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you love the problem

Parallel to his successful art career, [Emmet] Gowin taught for 36 years at Princeton. Though some suggest the dual efforts detract from one another, Mr. Gowin heartily disagrees. He believes the challenge forced him to grow, and that giving freely … Continue reading

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shadow within

From Shadow Within by Christian Houge “Art arises when you let go. It can be in the process, in the darkroom. But it can also be in the concept. The end product is about not having control.” “The wolf pack … Continue reading

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aaron swartz

via Boing Boing :: RIP, Aaron Swartz by Cory Doctorow

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four by sugimoto

Art is possible without artistic intention and can be better without it. ~ Hiroshi Sugimoto

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bowl city

Bowl City :: The bowls were set up by Frauen gegen Gewalt to protest violence against women. ~ John Wilhelm

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casseroles

Protest in Montreal against the rise of tuition fees in Quebec and the new law 78. Every evening at 8pm people meet in the street with their pots and pans and make all the noise they can. A big thank … Continue reading

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keep calm

The story of the Second World War poster ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’. via kottke

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resolutions

Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Resolution List, 1942 1. Work more and better 
2. Work by a schedule 
3. Wash teeth if any 
4. Shave 
5. Take bath
 6. Eat good — fruit — vegetables — milk 
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love letter

From a love letter written in 1926 by American artist Rockwell Kent to his wife: And as I love you utterly, so have you now become the whole world of my spirit. It is beside and beyond anything that you … Continue reading

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