I was reading something this week, and I can’t remember what it was, but it was some kind of interview or something, and the person offhandedly mentioned that a moment of great success/when all eyes are on you is the most important time to thank the people who got you there, because then you’re sharing the light and spreading the success instead of hoarding it like some terrible monster. And when I read it, I was like, “That makes such healthy, perfect sense.” And now I just scrolled upon this Mr. Rogers thing and like, of course. Of course this beautiful man had that same idea and executed it so sweetly.
This really is the greatest.
*Slaves of the telecom overlords
So infuriating. My work studio is in Bushwick, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. My *only* option for high speed internet is TimeWarner. They have exclusive rights to this part of the neighborhood, apparently. And as the building I’m in is commercially zoned, I can only have a business account, where the rates for service are eye-poppingly expensive. To wit, for 35 mbps down by 5 mbps up (the minimum I need for my practice), I will be paying $207 a month.
Talk about overloads.
For his public performance Fahrenheit 451:Reprinted, Istanbul-based artist Ahmet Ögüt worked with a crew of on-duty firemen to assemble and operate a mobile book-printing studio inside a Helsinki fire truck in August 2013. After the artist acquired the rights to reprint 20 books banned…
Terry Riley- You’re No Good
1968. 1968 this was recorded! I mean, fuck, man. This is far out.
…There goes any shot of me thinking I’m making anything interesting at all in the studio today. But, it was worth it.
Untitled Project: Projection [Artists Space]
oil on carved wood, 2007
matthew / barney / frank
My Brightest Diamond
ink on paper