Archive for September, 2015

A Longhouse Birdhouse: SLY ~

Source: A Longhouse Birdhouse: SLY ~

Mutts

Source: Mutts

Writing the Black Terrific | Boston Review

A wall design by Kara Walker, from Event Horizon, 2005, at The New School. Photo: rocor.

Source: Writing the Black Terrific | Boston Review

“Let the Traumatic Image Haunt Us” | JSTOR Daily

When tragedies strike, it is through photographs, rather than think pieces and reportage that the reader can see the sheer scale of the problem.

Source: “Let the Traumatic Image Haunt Us” | JSTOR Daily

How Ta-Nehisi Coates’s letter to his son about being black | The Guardian

87ca0384-f011-422b-bfeb-a3118cebb3dd-2060x1236

Coates with his son, Samori, in the summer of 2001. Photograph: Ta-Nehisi Coates

How Ta-Nehisi Coates’s letter to his son about being black | The Guardian

Mutts

Source: Mutts

Olafur Eliasson on Turning Light into Color

Olfaur Eliasson, “Color Experiment Painting #4” (courtesy Olafur Eliasson) (click to enlarge)

For the past six years, the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has been working with a color chemist to produce paint pigments that correspond to each nanometer of the visible light spectrum.

Source: Olafur Eliasson on Turning Light into Color

Nan Goldin – The Ballad of Sexual Dependency – MOCA U – MOCAtv

~ found at ariana reines

TOM CLARK: The Stations of the Forced Wanderer (Nâzim Hikmet Ran: 20 September 1945)

Nâzim Hikmet Ran: 20 September 1945

At this late hour
in this autumn night
I am full of your words;
eternal as time and matter
naked as an eye,
heavy as a hand
and gleaming as stars
your words.

Your words came to me,
they were of your heart, of your head, of your flesh.
Your words brought you,
they were: mother,
they were: woman
and they were comrade…
They were sad, painful, joyful, hopeful, heroic,
your words were human…

Nâzim Hikmet Ran (b. Salonica, 15 January 1902 – d. Moscow, 3 June 1963): 20 September 1945, translated by Fuat Engin

Source: TOM CLARK: The Stations of the Forced Wanderer (Nâzim Hikmet Ran: 20 September 1945)

Carpenters Close To You