All tagged IDEA

St Glitter Is U

Considering this was published more than thirty years ago, the fact that we’re still drawing from that shockingly beautiful well is something. There is a command of depth of field and selection that only the dark room provides and is rarely found via the monitor. Our return to singular, meaningful experiences must be tied to this, as sure as death and taxes and “just one drink”.

Space Inversion

The 1970s were a pivot point, or could have been and I get their frustration and anger at the senseless, arbitrary greed of it all. It grinds the molars now more than ever. The 1980s look like the roadtrip I want to take. Just give me a second to stuff a bag with some film and I’ll meet you in the Police box out back.

Paint & Polaroid

The advent of photography placed the means by which everybody and their grandmother could, with less than little attention paid to their own artistic ability - to paraphrase Isaac Asimov and his wonderful forward to ‘SX-70 Art’, edited by Ralph Gibson and published by Lustrum in 1979 - make the world stand still.

Lovecavian

Do I have the two to five hours spare required for this particular foray into this precarious structure? Have I told anyone where I’m going? Should I be wearing a GPS tracker? I’ve seen that movie and James Franco lost a mother fucking arm.