Saturday, January 30, 2010

Not massively enthused by this racist and classist "exoticisation" of Brazil's "otherness" (poverty, urban squalor, ugly / animal people, cockroaches, crude sexuality) and the contrast being made with white, male, middle-class, hi-tech, artist qua space-explorers.


And the music is dull-as-ditchwater too. Go listen to where the real innovation is happening in Brasilian music.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Talented Friend Watch #17 : Scribe's book A World of Corners is available to buy or download free.

Beautiful images.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Friday, January 08, 2010

January 1st, Gisel and I passed through Zurich, calling in at the legendary Cabaret Voltaire, where we found them celebrating the passing-out-of-copyright of, amongst others, Ravel. And we got invited to join in a rousing chorus of Dada Bolero.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010