Lorena Ros

October 28th, 2009 | photography, researchmaterial

Photojournalist specialising in fringe/criminal/pov environments. Superb, sometimes harrowing work. Personal site here, discovered via a collection of her St Petersburg images on English Russia.


Cold War Ghosts Dressed In Weeds

October 28th, 2009 | researchmaterial

The new haunted park of Europe, via Mammoth:

The European Green Belt is an initiative to develop a pan-European conservation system as “an ecological network that runs from the Barents to the Black Sea”. Picking out the Cold War line of division between East and West, the initiative aims to thicken and de-civilize that political line, so that the ghostly trace of a militarized landscape becomes a feral and wild preserve…

Sexy Apocalypse

October 28th, 2009 | researchmaterial

On Zo’s Style Dispatch for today:


(Be advised that Zo currently thinks she’s Batman and is also dreaming of me reading to her naked. If you see her approaching you, dart her in the neck or something.)

Station Ident: Clay Bodies

October 28th, 2009 | music

This is warren ellis dot com. Good morning.

And this is "Clay Bodies" by Zola Jesus.

Night Music: Merveilleuse

October 28th, 2009 | music

"I Want Your Love."

Good night, internet.