You are in the stream of life whether you like it or not. And if you’re going to...– Life is not a movie. You build what you can, but you must build. A note to artists from Lawrence Weiner. And more about responsibilities from Gina Trapani. (via sldistin)
Summer vacation always yields great projects for kids, and Gabriel Gutierrez’s Tongue Flicking Video Challenge is no exception. Even better, these things let you participate; it’s like your own personal summer vacation! Still better than that is when the young director of the project responds! As a former singer, I feel I had a slight advantage here. See if you can top it.
No, anybody can take a picture. Now, you don’t even have to be a person, you can...– “Most of the Art World Wants Me to Commit Suicide”: Photographer Nan Goldin on Her New Work and the Imposition of Being a Living Artist - ARTINFO.com The free market is tricky. How do you dissuade people of the notion that artists should be worth more dead than alive? Shake vigorously with the...
Paul Fusco's RFK Funeral Train
LOOK CLOSER. 1. The woman in the white and blue sleeveless top at center 2. The woman in grey, third from the left, crying 3. The young couple seventh from the right, standing confidently at the edge of the platform. 4. Obviously, the white guy in shorts in the middle of it all. Paul Fusco’s RFK Funeral Train pictures, which we released on 20x200 today, are easy to get lost in....
And as an aside, if you’re going to say you’re practicing agile...– James Turner, “Process kills developer passion”, O’Reilly Radar
GEL 2011: Telephone!
The GEL Conference is one of the highlights of my year, every year. Mark Hurst and his team (including my wife, to whom—in the interest of full disclosure—I am married) consistently hit it out of the park with a variety of esoteric, charming, and provocative talks by a range of presenters you’d never expect to see on the same stage. Mark is an fantastic curator by any standard,...