May 29th, 2013 | daybook
Hi. I’m writing PR materials. That must be why I want to die.
FOUR CHAMBERS is a new group of British photographic artists, and I make particular note, in their copy for their new magazine:
Somewhere between an exhibition catalogue and a art zine, Four Chambers Issue 1 is an attempt to make physical what only exists in a digital reality.
There it is again. Eruption of the digital into the physical. (one ref)
Image above blatantly ganked from them, by the way.
Longread of the day is PAUL, a piece by Matt Fraction about a guy in his art school. Which, yeah, I know, but, seriously, read it. Everyone’s hopes, fears, dreams and fantasies about college/university in one post:
This was an art school. And amongst the rest of us, Paul was the freak.
Paul came to art school with a strategy: fuck all this. It was so preconceived, so controlled, and so well-defined he could have turned his whole senior year into a performance piece. He wanted to get laid, get drunk, and fuck around. Our school provided him with a unique opportunity to do it.
There was something else I was going to mention, but I’ve forgotten it, so here’s a photo from Jan Chipchase, currently in Japan: