The courage of being one’s self: Beatriz Preciado | Autonomies

The following is a translation of a text by Beatriz Preciado that originally appeared in the french newspaper Libération (21/11/2014) and was written on the occasion of a debate on courage organise…

Source: The courage of being one’s self: Beatriz Preciado | Autonomies



Chris Marker, 2084, via @cavvia

Against Exhaustion | *

Rem Koolhaas | Junkspace (2001)

Because we abhor the utilitarian, we have condemned ourselves to a life-long immersion in arbitrariness… The average contemporary lunch box is a microcosm of junkspace: a fervent semantics of health – slabs of eggplant, topped by thick layers of goat cheese – cancelled by a colossal cookie at the bottom… Polarities have become equatorial, nothing left in between. There is nothing between desolation and turmoil, between beauty and crassness. LAX: welcoming – possibly flesh-eating – orchids at the check-in counter…

‘Identity’ is the new junkfood for the disposessed, globalization’s fodder for the disenfranchized.

If space-junk is the human debris that litters the universe, junk-space is the residue mankind leaves on the planet. The built (more about that later) product of modernization is not modern architecture but junkspace. Junkspace is . . . .

An augmented HTML 5 version of Rem Koolhaas’ Junkspace essay from 2002

Source: Rem Koolhaas | Junkspace (2001)

Rem Koolhaas | Smithsonian magazine

st.dio | stdio.002

st.dio is a London-based imprint producing digital and physical artefacts.

Source: st.dio | stdio.002

Justine ‘Baby’ Washington – That’s How Heartaches Are Made & It’ll Never Be Over for Me – YouTube

Is Farmed Salmon Really Salmon? | Nautilus

TAMING OF THE SALMON: A salmon leaps in a submerged cage at Marine Harvest in Norway, one of the world’s largest salmon producers. There are now more salmon on the planet than there have ever been before, and nearly all of them depend on humans for their habitat.Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

Farmed Salmon | Nautilus

Symbols by Emily Hunt – from Dark Green


Symbols | Shampoo issue 40

Dark Green by Emily Hunt | SPD


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