these are the timesdirty beloved
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Why?

26.9.03

The Market on the Rue du Dom
Amiens, early 20th c.
Les Cartes Postales Anciennes

yellowmead stone circle
Megalithic Portal 08.2003

Roothog
John Porcellino
usscatastrophe

renée french
some cornelia stories
usscatastrophe

Legal Action Comics

Ω{Little dream thing. I woke up with the name of it in my head, but now it's not there, something like 'real world sinfonia', can't get it now. But it had these attributes:Huge array of full spectrum sound devices, from the squeak to the rumble and the roar, all digitally held in real time and mapped on to a pre-existing work. Or in english, recording real time site audio, and linking specific frequencies and tonalities to instruments in an already existing piece.The original hit was something obvious like Beethoven but Satie would be cool or Spike Jones the main thing was the sounds would be camoflaged by their intimacy with the habitat. And then just emerging from it. Recorded and played in situ the bird sounds traffic noises all the ambient melodies and then just organized a little more. Like Goldsworthy's stuff. Like that sun circle up at Mad River. Not so much music as sound pattern.
In the sense I'm putting this here I guess it's being given away, but don't steal it, and don't pretend we're doing it together, we're not. It's an idea I had. My captivity and the weird circle of attention that blocks almost everything now makes it unlikely I'll get to move on it, though I'd really like to.}

"I just always felt comfortable in a suit and tie," Palmer once said. "It's served me well, because I never got aligned with any fashion trend. I simply believed that if you're going to be in public, dress up."

Robert Palmer

25.9.03

A Gathering of Waters: Rio Grande, Source to Sea (1995-2000)
Basia Irland
This complex participatory project involved an extended performance staged along the path of the world's third most endangered river, the 1885-mile Rio Grande/Río Bravo basin, which extends from Colorado, through New Mexico, along the Mexican border, and empties into the Gulf of Mexico.

"Hundreds of artists, government agencies, private water users, farmers, ranchers, Native American leaders, and ordinary people collected small river water samples in a canteen and logged their experiences in a field book. The canteen and log book, which were voluntarily passed hand-to-hand, community-to-community, traveled by "boat, raft, canoe, hot-air balloon, car, van, horseback, truck, bicycle, mail, and by foot," 43 tying diverse communities to a common interest."

green museum

thee 50's high teens

22.9.03

Signs of Gods and Goddesses
While it would be wrong to deny that Weston's artistic technique has influenced Clergue's, Weston's denial of transcendent categories such as the "natural, the perfected or the beautiful" may be identified as the point where Weston and Clergue come into disagreement. For as Clergue explains his work at Point Lobos was precisely "to get back to origins ... those signs left by gods and goddesses." Clergue writes of what he found at Point Lobos:

And the questions remain for all eternity: why, why, why? Why are there two sexes, man and woman? Why is there a bestiary, making you think of Hieronymus Bosch? Why this dream of nature? Why death, suddenly all around you? Why? Why? Why?

Lucien Clergue
UCRiverside Museum of Photography

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21.9.03

David Miretsky
He was kicked out of the Soviet Union, he says, “a persona non grata because of a small demonstration with a political tone.”
Marilyn Bauer/Cincinnati Enquirer 05.24.02



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