Archive for July, 2018

From ‘Not in My Backyard’ to ‘Yes in My Backyard’ – The Atlantic

A condominium building in San FranciscoJEFF CHIU / AP

Out of a desire for more-equitable housing policy, some city dwellers have started allying with developers instead of opposing them.

Source: From ‘Not in My Backyard’ to ‘Yes in My Backyard’ – The Atlantic

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carol – breakdown [1981] – YouTube

Giulia Tofana the Apothecary — The soundtrack to my departure from Ithaca, NY….

Pamela Z: Bone Music – YouTube

An Eight Foot Micro Vehicle Will Soon Make its Way onto European Streets | Colossal

— inspired by BMW’s “Isetta” design from the 1950s . . .

The Microlino, a front-loading super compact vehicle from Swiss mobility company Micro, has just been approved for European streets. The mini electric vehicle is smaller than a Smart Car, and comes with a rechargeable battery that works with any standard European electricity outlet. . . .

 

Source: An Eight Foot Micro Vehicle Will Soon Make its Way onto European Streets | Colossal

A Writer’s Act of Divination

Selah Saterstrom proposes that the act of divinatory reading and the reading of a text are interchangeable, that a text is far more than a sequence of sentences.

Source: A Writer’s Act of Divination

A Pioneering Thai Artist in America

 

Tang Chang, “Untitled” (c. 1975), oil on canvas, 81-7/8 x 96-7/16 in (208 x 245 cm) (courtesy of Thip Sae-tang)

Tang Chang’s first solo US retrospective veers away from the criteria of progress and linearity according to which Western art is typically evaluated.

Source: A Pioneering Thai Artist in America

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