2017.01.11 : being and doing

If you haven’t seen Jen Kirkman’s new special on Netflix Just Keep Livin’? you are seriously missing out. There is a lot of hubbub (always, but especially right now, it seems) about whether or not women are or can be funny. I’m not here to weigh in on that debate, because I know that I… Continue reading 2017.01.11 : being and doing

2016.12.17 : topographic narrative, narrative topography

It’s snowing. I don’t think we’ll manage a white christmas this year, because the temperature is expected to continue to go up, but right now, the roofs of the houses are disappearing into the white cloud cover of the sky, and the haze of snowflakes rushing towards the earth is hazing up my vision. It’s the… Continue reading 2016.12.17 : topographic narrative, narrative topography

2016.12.16 : one at a time, not all at once.

The trouble with a daily writing practice is that it has to be daily and it has to be in spite of whatever resistance one is feeling to the idea of sitting down to write. The purpose is to learn to circumnavigate that resistance. It is very, very hard.I’ve spent a good deal of time lately trying to… Continue reading 2016.12.16 : one at a time, not all at once.

Graffiti, Photography, & Writing about Art.

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.

How to Present Graffiti

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