The Gift of GIf’s

If It Fits In The Back Pack: 10 Years On The Road With Mochilla

He Said, She Said: Rainer Maria Rilke

“For the sake of a few lines one must see many cities, men and things. One must know the animals, one must feel how the birds fly and know the gesture with which the small flowers open in the morning. One must be able to think back to roads in unknown regions, to unexpected meetings … Continue reading

Exposing Strange Logics: Brad Downey

Un-Stitching Karl 2007 :: Berlin, Germany There are multitudes of signals and systems that govern our cities and imperceptibly determine our everyday movement. Artist Brad Downey stakes a claim for the right of the individual to interpret and understand these systems, and thus regain power in the public arena. As a public, we are acclimatized … Continue reading

We Did It In The Park!

“Doin’ It In The Park” 2010. McLaren Park, San Francisco.

Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop

The architecture of the contemporary city is no longer simply about the physical space of buildings and landscape, more and more it is about the synthetic spaces created by the digital information that we collect, consume and organise; an immersive interface may become as much part of the world we inhabit as the buildings around … Continue reading

Never Ask For Water From A Stone

“never ask for water from a stone”

FROLAB Presents Mos Def Ecstatic Moments

bright moments always come back vivid

BlakRoc and Black Dante Speaks

Admittedly, I have been sleeping on the highly anticipated collaborative BlakRoc album bringing together the disparate sounds and styles of Mighty Mos, The Black Keys, Raekwon, Jim Jones, Q-Tip, RZA and many more

Sade’s Return: Solider Of Love

Sade is back and her return is epic beyond measure. In truth, I continue to characterize Sade as musical royalty which is simply to say that I’m generally unable to offer useful critique of her music at this moment.