jonathan harris →
Combining elements of computer science, anthropology, visual art and storytelling, Jonathan Harris designs systems to explore and explain the human world.
Let It Snow -David Sedaris →
“It was the economy with which that story is told,” Anderson states, “but at the same time it’s very meaty. They just give you the steak; there’s no sides, there’s no mashed potatoes, there’s no greens. … And that was it more than anything — that classic storytelling, which I’ve always tried to do but I’ve never felt like I’ve...
It was entirely possible that one song could destroy your life. Yes, musical doom could fall on a lone human form and crush it like a bug. The song, that song, was sent from somewhere else to find you, to pick the scab of your whole existence.
The Arbus Archives →
Portrait of the Artist as Curator, and the Dealer... →
The artist does not tinker with the universe; he recreates it out of his own...– henry miller
photography tends to show much more than it can explain– william eggleston
there will be no miracles here →
by nathan coley
why do we read diaries?
The memorializing of the mundane is part of the flattening of foreground-background contrast that makes diaries different from memoirs and other forms of historical narrative. It’s also a sign of the diary’s absolute fidelity to the present. You would read a published diary that you knew had been abridged (most have been), but you would not read a diary whose entries you knew had been altered or...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures– oscar wilde