I. i) 1. One can work within any structure. ii) 2. Once one can work within any structure, some structures are more efficient than others. iii) 3. There is no one structure which is universally appropriate. iv) 4. Commitment to an aim within an inappropriate structure will give rise to the creation of an appropriate… Continue reading Robert Fripp on Structures.
Passing by a Dublin Bike station the other day, I remembered a blog post I never wrote about currency – one of those. Yes, you see, I often wonder about such things. As it happens, since I arrived in Ireland a while back I have been sharing accommodation with other people. One of the meaningless… Continue reading On The Currency Of Forks
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/barry_schwartz_on_the_paradox_of_choice.html http://www.ted.com/talks/sheena_iyengar_on_the_art_of_choosing.html Love0
Talk by SEAN HILLEN on Return to IRELANTIS Tuesday 30 March 6.30pm at the Alliance Francaise Sean Hillen was raised in Newry and studied at the Belfast College of Art. In 1982, he travelled to London to continue his studies at the London College of Printing, and then at the Slade School of Fine Art. The Man from IRELANTIS… Continue reading On ‘Return to Irelantis’
Photography has almost always been in crisis. In the beginning, the terms of this crisis were cast as dichotomies: is photography science or art? Nature or technology? Representation or truth? This questioning has intensified and become more complicated over the intervening years. At times, the issues have required a profound rethinking of what photography is,… Continue reading Is Photography Over?
“Whether Nick Cave’s efforts qualify as fashion, body art or sculpture…they fall squarely under the heading of Must Be Seen to Be Believed.” Roberta Smith, The New York Times Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth, until May 30, 2010 at the Fowler Museum, UCLA, USA. —is the largest presentation of work by… Continue reading Nick Cave: Meet Me at the Center of the Earth
Daniel O’Gorman, visual researcher, is now officially representing FOAM in Ireland. This put simply means that finally, and given the time, we will be able to buy FOAM at our local newsagent… The press release: “We are proud to announce we are now representing Foam Magazine in Ireland. Foam is available to order through us by… Continue reading FOAM Magazine, now in Ireland!
March 11, 2010: Speech at Italian Parliament by Lawrence Lessig hosted by President of the Parliament, titled “Internet is Freedom”. A new frame to a central theme. These presentations by Lawrence Lessig on Free Culture, corruption, Net Neutrality, privacy, cyberlaw, copyright, RESPONSIBILITY and Democratic politics, should be seen by every Modern mind. And every Modern… Continue reading Lawrence Lessig on Culture, Freedom and Responsibility.
Things do not tend to happen by chance. Or at the least things about the DeLorean. Two consecutive events about it have been brought to our attention recently: Sean Lynch exhibition ‘DeLorean: Progress Report’, just closed recently at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, and Duncan Campbell’s documentary film ‘Make It New John‘ showing at Tramway, Glasgow till… Continue reading DeLorean Times Two
Charles Jencks’s “The Century is Over, Evolutionary Tree of Twentieth-Century Architecture” with its attractor basins, scanned from Architectural Review, July 2000, p. 77. Via Archidose Love1