Imaginary Cities @influx & @UChicagoPress Inventory coming soon @ChattoBooks & @fsgbooks Writing The Architecture of Tyranny. Rep @EveWhiteAgency
There's not much mystery online these days so here is a thread I'll be adding to over time, beginning with @auxGRP , whose short videos are like strange Fluxus-like broadcasts built from fragments of glitching childhood videos
So sad to hear of the death of Charles Jencks. His life, work and his “dialogue with the universe” showed that space could be full of symbolic wonders, irreverent humour and the potential for healing. Photos from his Garden of Cosmic Speculation
Some Bristol snaps. Thanks to everyone at @FestivalofIdeas for a kind welcome & a wonderful festival.
Taking a lengthy twitter hiatus, aside from posting the occasional article, for writing & things. Still contactable, via telepathy. Later, folks. [Image: Gustave Doré‘s depiction of Don Quixote reading too many books].
This self-portrait was painted by Zinaida Serebriakova in 1909.
Only just found out that Moebius did an illustrated edition of Dante's Paradiso.
These are staggering - otherworlds by Jie Ma (love the Brutalist Isle of the Dead especially)
Yoshida Kenko wrote this around the year 1330 and now we're sitting reading it.
Wandering the streets at the beginning of winter, I always think of the paintings of John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893). There's no-one who captured the chill of the streets at dusk & twilight and the inviting glow of interiors like he did.