Speedbumps

The trial and error, DIY, experience-it-yourself, go-out-and-actually-have-a-look method of doing things is a naturally occurring speedbump that has been vastly eroded in recent years by the widespread availability of both written and visual information about everything and anything imaginable. Those annoyingly ingenious features of the urban landscape designed to consistently infuriate us by impeding ourContinue reading “Speedbumps”

Notes on Ways of Seeing

14.02.18 This a response to the video Ways of Seeing by John Berger, which is itself inspired by the essay The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction¬†by philosopher Walter Benjamin.   Artwork – images and objects tied to place and general context.¬† As a familiar smell, feeling or sound might signal andContinue reading “Notes on Ways of Seeing”