assignment for the day.
while on a stroll collect ten versions (or more) of a chosen object. document them in some way.
thought i’m having while walking to DeFazio’s to get dinner…
what if everything in the world was one inch smaller?
think about that for a moment.
the air is cooler now.
i try to not step on leaves as i walk.
it gets harder every day.
…the braille trail, what an amazing idea.
…psychogeoraphy, a form of guerilla art based on random walking tours, and using techniques to change the way we look at our space. a site that I am enjoying immensely glowlab. I’m sorry I could not attend the recent conference.
…on a related theme i simply must try experimental travel.
…I just ordered a couple of these for myself. (link via camilla.)
…a trip to the ocean via dosa, I wish this site had more pages.
…some wonderful sounds here. (thank you nina)
…caroline woodward does some clever things.
…david byrne discovers a hidden puppet library in brooklyn. (actually his friend kenny did.)
The quote that is hard to read says,
I’m writing this from my class. It’s called “deep listening” taught by Pauline Oliveros. She was a contemporary of John Cage.
you can understand my excitement.
she is like a zen monk. calm and centered.
today we were asked to bring a found sound.
I brought my bike wheel.
I’m going to go play it now. Maybe I will let you hear a recording here later.
here it is:
I like the idea of ‘found sound’.
the possibilities are endless.
what can you hear right now?
right where you are sitting.
As you might imagine, having one
I wrote to friends recently that I find myself without comfort right now (referring to life comforts of the kind that we all crave after a long day, a comfy bed, a hot bath, a sense of organization). But afterwards I realized that this is not true. The comforts are smaller for the time being, but have just as much impact (if not more), and they are all around me if I choose to see them.