The following is a list of articles that have popped up on my facebook feed, I find the titles trigger my imagination and give me that whoooooaaaaa feeling, or if you were back in the day – phoooooooo!! Although I save the articles to my page, I know I will never read them as the facts are never as good as the possibilities the titles conjure up. Continue reading
Key points that resonated when watching the Dali Doco below
From ‘The Mighty Boosh’ actor Noel Fielding
“The absurdity of it has made your brain slightly implode’ ” I don’t want to do comedy that people could do themselves’ “that’s what I like about Dali, he has ideas that I don’t think when you are walking around a museum you could of had yourself” WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT DALI? “He’s like a make believe character, he turns everything upside down, he’s committed, I think, to being a surrealist and getting a reaction and that makes him authentic and only good comedy is authentic”
This ancient alphabet was used in Friesland , I have huge ties to this place through my ancestry. When researching runes and discovering this language it didn’t seem something exotic like when I am participating in American Indian rituals – I feel very comfortable with this – in fact when I put my last name through the Futhark trasnalator it not only looks very rock n roll it doesn’t change as our roots are so deep in this culture that my family name comes directly from the name of the country.
Below is a most excellent article – Deleuze just became understandable
Deleuze’s thought is reflected in so much pop culture that once you start to notice it, you will see his philosophy everywhere. The work of David Byrne, the oddball cofounder and eccentric frontman of Talking Heads, is no exception. Byrne’s huge back catalogue, coupled with his growing library of books, is filled with Deleuzean phenomena. Here are five examples in which Byrne’s lyrics, and his musical style, can help us to understand what Deleuze was trying to get at. Continue reading
I have been thinking of incorporating photography into my work for the last few weeks, no idea why but it keeps popping into my head.
Making sculptures and then photographing them and maybe even reworking over the top of the photograph – I think the materials I have been working with – foam, clay, paint etc would work well over the top of a photograph. Continue reading