jonathanbogart: surrealism: Rose Hobart by Joseph Cornell, 1936. Short film, 18:43. From Ubuweb: Rose Hobart consists almost entirely of footage taken from East of Borneo, a 1931 jungle B-film starring the nearly forgotten actress Rose Hobart. Cornell condensed the 77-minute feature into a 20-minute short, removing virtually every shot that didn’t feature Hobart, as well as all of the...
Shame: a Durkheimian take →
an incisive analysis of Steve McQueen’s movie ‘Shame’
Jeremy Deller on The Culture Show →
harveywhetstone: A great insight and history into the work being currently shown at The Hayward; ‘Joy In People’.
One Week // One Band: Phrases And Philosophies For... →
hndrk: 1. There are no guilty pleasures. There is only “guilt” and “pleasure” and you really never should conflict the two. 2. Before you commit to saying you hate something that brings joy to people (and doesn’t hurt others), think long and hard about your reasons for doing so. If in…
A MILE OR TWO OFF YARMOUTH →
A new piece by Adam Curtis will always get my attention but one that includes the film ‘Dead of Night’ is an unexpected treat. It goes on to cover life, the universe and everything - and a tourist guide to Yarmouth
The Future Of Sharing →
blackbeardblog: Here’s an interesting blog post taking about the future of social sharing - in particular identifying “sharing fatigue” on particular networks and asking why this happens. The post suggests it’s because for most the rewards of sharing don’t grow and evolve over time - reminding me of the situation you see in games where routine tasks start off as fun but turn into grinding once...
Once more an idler, now he smothers The emptiness that plagues his soul By...– Alexander Puskin, from Eugene Onegin tr. James E. Falen (via hypocrite-lecteur)
Jeremy Deller: heady brew →
Jeremy Deller once said about his work ‘It’s not what you make, it’s what you make happen’. His work is accessible yet challenging. I can’t wait to see the show.
Shallow Rewards: NIGHT BUS: ORIGINS PERFECT DREAM... →
shallowrewards: NIGHT BUS: ORIGINS PERFECT DREAM COLLECTION VOL. 1 (AUGUST 2010) 00:00 Fog: “Plum Dumb” 05:07 Black Box Recorder: “Uptown Top Ranking” 08:26 Gang Starr: “Above the Clouds” 11:09 Four Tet: “Glue of the World” 13:51 Pantha du Prince: “Steiner im Flug” 19:56 Seefeel:…