p.s. maybe I’m coming back to tumblr. I’m not sure yet. No promises.
p.p.s. This could be a valid course description, or a method of finding the crazies
Breaking radio silence because this strange technology is the form my grief takes. Geoff Manaugh has written nice words about Lebbeus over at BLDGBLOG. Actually, the first time I heard Lebbeus speak in person was (I think) thanks to Geoff, who organized an event at the CCA. Lebbeus gave one of the most profound lectures I’ve heard. Not a day has gone by when I haven’t in some way prodded or confused myself with one of his thoughts.∞
Putting joeyjoseph, Dioramas, Foliate, and Vectorequilibrium in winter hibernation. But before I go, I want everyone in the Bay Area to go to this amazing party tomorrow night.∞
Has there ever been a presidential race where the two candidates sorta ‘fell in love’ and decided to run together?
What about a movie where one of the candidates (Annette Bening?) falls romantically in love with the other candidate (Michael Douglas)?
Alexis Madrigal’s article of Shelley Adler’s research on why Hmong men were dying in their sleep at high rates in the 1980’s illustrates how belief systems affect our actions.
While Adler’s research highlights the extreme end of how beliefs lead to real world outcomes - death, we can easily apply her argument to researching how culture structures technology use. Our ideas about information and communication affect how we use the internet and digital devices.
View from a granite bench∞
“High Desert Test Sites generates physical and conceptual spaces for art exploring the intersections between contemporary art and life at large. Scattered along a stretch of intimate yet diverse desert communities that include Joshua Tree, Pioneertown, Wonder Valley, Yucca Valley, and 29 Palms, our sites provide a place for both fleeting and long-term experimental projects.”∞
“It is one of the most wonderful, odd and touching films I have ever found in the BBC archives.”
The way this is treated is profound and entirely foreign to today’s media environment.∞
This would be the first sentence in my suicide note.