“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
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
“Doin’ It In The Park” 2010. McLaren Park, San Francisco.
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”
bright moments always come back vivid
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 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.