Over the weekend, I visited the RISD Art Books Fair with a friend. The first question is what is an "art book fair" - are they books about art? Is the library selling off old bits of its collection? Are they books that constitute art? None of the above? The answer, as always, is complicated. … Continue reading 2018.04.10:
Yesterday evening, in my graphic design class, we started talking about conceptual art. Our goal was to understand generative systems; systems that operate not as a complete, static organization of elements and/or information, but a set of rules that govern the organization of elements and/or information, allowing for variation, but also consistency. Nevertheless, we approached the … Continue reading 2016.11.15 : generative self-valorizing systems (the audacity of money)
"I don't really want to see a ghost, but if someone said, 'Do you want to go to a haunted house and see a ghost?' I would say, 'Yes'." -- Kelly Link. Oct. 6, 2015. Brown University A review of The Grimscribe's Puppets by Justin Steele on arkhamdigest.com said, "Thomas Ligotti, one of the finest horror authors, … Continue reading Book Review: The Grimscribe’s Puppets, Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. ED. Miskatonic River Press, 2013
Second in a series. I still haven't solved the problem of how to present graffiti. But I'm trying my hand at the first step: collecting all my data in one place. At the moment, my formal organizational system is in the form of "sets" on Flickr. I made a collection that contains all the sets … Continue reading Graffiti, Photography, & Writing about Art.
First in a series One of my hobbies is documenting graffiti. This started in Athens, around 2008, when there was, along with an explosion of civil unrest and political discontent in the city, an artistic explosion that spread out across the walls of the city. I remember the point where I noticed that I kept … Continue reading How to Present Graffiti