Over the last few weeks I have been trying to juggle a tumblelog and a weblog, which I started writing recently. My juggling skills just aren’t good enough, so I have decided to suspend posting on Shashin-etc and to focus on blogging over at www.eyecurious.com. Hope that some of you followers will come check out eyecurious.com
Architects Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen have created a platform over the Aurland fjord in Norway. Does sort of make you want to take a running jump, no?
Awesome, lengthy interview with Mad Men's creator -
Matthew Weiner, a thoughtful man:
When you hit 40 you realize you’ve met every kind of person that there is […]
The big intellectual skirmish going on was “Is it great that we’re so different, men and women, or is there no difference at all?” No difference at all is where is started. Let’s have equality and legislate it like that… What’s sexist in the office is fuel in the bedroom. We’re wired that way to some extent. Women become more aggressive and it becomes strange for men […]
I’m a human being and I’ve been poured into this body, so who am I?
The show is pitch-perfect. I am in love.
Demotix is a “citizen-journalism website and photo agency. It takes user-generated content (UGC) and photographs from freelance journalists and amateurs, and markets them to the mainstream media.” Interesting to see this kind of agency starting to pop up, hopefulyl will really widen the spectrum of the news, but it does seriously concern me that this might be what replaces journalism. What are your thoughts?
Tadao Ando’s (François Pinault-sponsored) hollow cube inside Venice’s Punta Della Dogana.
Monsieur Tilt-Shift aka Naoki Honjo was recently commissioned by the New York Times to photograph Paris as part of their feature on Nicolas Sarkozy’s (megalomaniacal?) invitation to architects from around the world to rethink the future of the city.