:: Mary Ruefle, “Melody,” a new erasure project. :: Ken Sparlings, “The Serial Library,” a performance image-text project. :: Brooklyn Art Library (The Sketchbook Project).
“I don’t believe complete assimilation is possible… Every step, every entry into the flows of existence can be seen as a beginning, a commencement of a brand new way of seeing oneself in the world… Of course those of us who grew up on the threshold of cultures perhaps have a more developed sense of […]
postscript It’s interesting to see the conversation continue to unravel. The most compelling argument I’ve heard is that it offends the integrity and power of the facts to imply that somehow the reality of it all isn’t enough. I understand points on both sides. I don’t think that creative nonfiction promises, exactly, to be as […]
[nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2011/sep/27/slide-show-mariana-cook-stone-walls/] [urbanphoto.net/blog/2011/10/12/land-reclamation-at-what-cost] [urbanphoto.net/blog/2012/01/21/the-ghosts-of-oil-street] and then there’s this: [edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/25/hongkong.coffin.homes/index.html]
To be honest, I always found the controversy a little bewildering; it makes sense to me that this is what art does. I think I’ve always instinctively believed that truth is separate from fact, and that there is a truth (and beauty) of rhythm, tone, emotion. It’s important to dialogue and be aware and thoughtful, […]
(And by “current” I mean months ago and then again now. This could also be titled “birds, whale, and then something true”) [vimeo.com/31158841] [wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_collective_nouns_for_birds] [www.siggraph.org/education/materials/HyperGraph/animation/art_life/video/3cr.mov] [www.spudd64.com/odfepomd_codes/md306.html] [therumpus.net/2012/01/resolved-a-year-of-greater-expectations/]
The articles actually have little to do with one another, but some notes for myself: + sudden proliferation of information and data as a result of new technology, social media, globalization + new and unexplored ethical terrains + implications for the LIS field + paradigm shifts, like plate tectonics, the earth breaking apart and realigning […]
+ nymag.com/news/features/asian-americans-2011-5/ “More likely, the discrepancy in these numbers is a matter of unconscious bias… Subjects in a recently published psychological experiment consistently rated hypothetical employees with Caucasian-sounding names higher in leadership potential than identical ones with Asian names” “To become a leader requires taking personal initiative and thinking about how an organization can work differently. […]