Struggling with hope: Louisa Lim’s account of...
I love momos. I love people more.
I struggle with my love of momos. It happens today on Tibetan New Year (losar). Today I read a NYT foodie feature on how to find (and properly eat) momos (in the East Village and Jackson Heights). And today I hear about the recent wave of self-immolations by Tibetan monks as final and desperate acts of peaceful protest against the Chinese government and military’s violent repression....
stillspotting nyc: queens Presents Narratives... →
goldman: The Guggenheim Museum is coming to Jackson Heights, Queens in the spring, and bringing some cool friends along: Stillspotting nyc is a two-year multidisciplinary project that takes the Guggenheim Museum’s programming out into the streets. Site-specific commissions in all five of New York City’s boroughs identify moments of urban quiet and respond to everyday issues of noise, ...
april is: a poem a day for national poetry month:... →
Recommended by Mark, reading James White’s The Salt Ecstasies Making Love to Myself James L. White When I do it, I remember how it was with us. Then my hands remember too, and you’re with me again, just the way it was. After work when you’d come in and turn the TV off and sit on the edge of the bed, filling the room with gasoline smell from your…
An “infographic way of thinking” Gestalten interview w/ Francesco Franchi, art director of IL-Intelligence in Lifestyle and infographic designer. Nicely shot (and soundtracked) short video: Francesco Franchi: On Visual Storytelling and New Languages in Journalism He talks about his (news journalism) approach to content vs. form and the role of infographic designer as...
Digital Archives For the Masses: Social Movements... →
digitalarchivesforthemasses: One of my professional (and, frankly, personal) interests is the use of archives as a tool for social justice. With the recent news item on Russian archivist Anatoly Prokopenko taking on the Kremlin over the alleged lack of documentation on Raoul Wallenberg’s fate, this interest has…
The battle…has to begin here. In America. The only institution more powerful...– Arundhati Roy