Saturday, January 28, 2012
"These artifacts are atypical ephemera, and often accidental products created by various internet algorithms. There is very little direct human hand in these artifacts. Though the purpose in collecting them is not simply for their preservation. It’s more about framing them, allowing them to be seen, and showing a kind of bizarre byproduct of these super-functioning and useful systems, such as Google."
- Clement Valla - artist & coder fascinated by the processes that “produce unfamiliar artifacts and skew reality. More here.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Sofia Coppola curated a Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition at the Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris that ends tomorrow (photo below).
And filmed a film at my favourite - the Chateau Marmont.
She made Lost in Translation (in my other favourite - Japan).
And then married Thomas Mars.
Thanks for reminding me iwanttobeacoppola.com
Sunday, January 8, 2012
the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars....
Jack Kerouac's 1957 letter to Marlon Brando