dogears

and bookmarks…

pic: WorldMegan

uppity music

Reviews & MP3s of unsung Black departure albums, written by Mark French. Not as busy as it once was, nonetheless, there are a few definite masterpieces here.


strawberryluna

Allison, but all of my work goes under the moniker strawberryluna. It's just a name that I made up when I was first starting out because I liked the sound of it.


the art of persuasive writing

A good definition of copywriting is any form of writing designed to persuade you to do something (usually involving parting with money). The most common advice is to keep it brief, remember your target audience and have a clear 'ask'


from here to here

I liked this exhibition for this alone. “The only available budget was £550 to cover all print, production and expenses. The solution involved several trips to car boot sales, a roll of vinyl tape and a large tin of yellow paint.”


A36.jpg

Going through the Vivian Maier blog, I think I've found my new favourite photograph.


vivian maier

Vivian Maier, a street photographer from the 1950s - 1970s. Vivian's work was discovered at an auction in Chicago where she lived for 50 years but was originally a native to France. Her discovered work includes between 30-40,000 negatives.


The bride stripped bare

Duchamp's, enigmatic, sprawling masterpiece is explained here in fantastic detail. The animated version is sublime. This and all his other works are detailed.


vegetable gardeners of havana

Sometimes smack bang between tower block estates or next door to the crumbling colonial houses, fresh fruit and vegetables are growing in abundance. Article and footage from the bbc's "around the world in 80 gardens".


wkcr

Columbia University's own radio station specialises in "American" music. A awful lot of jazz. Some Classical. Reggae. Latin. Birdflight, scheduled weekdays, is a forensic study of charlie parker's music. Watch out for the 'Birthday Marathons'.


the naked truth

“I'm descended from the Kings you know, from the halls of Tara. It's like this… we're doing a job in London… tis the Albert Hall-at-all and we've run right out of the jelly.” scroll to 8.10min.


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