“There are so many things in the world—in the cities—so much to see. Does art need to represent this variety and contribute to its proliferation? Can art be that free? The difficulties begin when you understand what it is that the soul will not permit the hand to make. To paint is always to start at the beginning again, yet being unable to avoid the familiar arguments about what you see...
Silver Needles — We are here
One of the great mistakes made in discussing patriotism — a very common mistake...– Howard Zinn (via azspot) (via dalasverdugo)
Radiohead — Last Flowers (live from the...
The most important lesson which the reduction teaches us is the impossibility of...– Maurice Merleau-Ponty: Phenomenology of perception (via fuckyeahphilosophy)
my good friend Ben, and his company LEVYdance will be performing at Joyce Soho this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. it is billed as …”an innovative evening-length program of mixed-media and interactive performance. Pivoting on themes of separation, access, surveillance and intimacy”. don’t miss it. tickets are still available, but they are going fast.
Sleep In — Two Hands
Even if you win the rat race, you’re still a rat.– Howard Zinn (via nevver)
here is one for the headphones. Boredoms —...
The existentialist does not believe in the power of passion. He will never...– Sartre, “Existentialism Is a Humanism” (via fuckyeahphilosophy)
Steve Reich — Clapping music
Greatest Craigslist Post of All Time →
frangry: “This craigslist ad goes from great to batshitfuckinginsane in 3.5 seconds.” —nedhepburn
R.I.P. Erik Johnson
a friend phoned tonight to tell me that Erik had passed away. He was a kind soul, whose humor and generosity knew no bounds. He was one of the most talented, intelligent, and original artists i have had the pleasure to know. He will be sorely missed. for those of you who knew him, i don’t have any more information, but i am here if you need to talk to someone. godspeed, Erik. we love...
The man who embraces a new paradigm at an early stage must often do so in...– Thomas S. Kuhn: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (via fuckyeahphilosophy)