+ NPR Code Switch: frontiers of race, culture, and ethnicity + “The Only Thing That Remains” + “The Stigma of Immigrant Languages” + “27 Signs…Asian Immigrant Parents” + “To All the White Girls…” . And on the Tsarnaev brothers: + NYT: “What’s the Difference between McVeigh & Tsarnaev?” + Aljazeera: “The Wrong Kind of Caucasian” + The Daily Show

walls, boundaries, spaces (old notes)

[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]

current loves

(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 walled city [June 24] deconcrete.org/2010/03/30/un-real-estate-kowloon/ I know that Kowloon Walled City has become a bit of an overused trope in discussions of liminality in Hong Kong…but still, it’s so fascinating. Off to the library! * [Sept 27] Sometimes I’ll find an image or piece of information, and I’ll want to leave it unarticulated for […]