Wen and I recently bought a new camera with the intention of, among other things, learning how to do stop motion photography. Here’s the first effort; given that it’s the summer solstice, we thought a quick video of the setting sun might be appropriate.
A few weeks back, Wen and I went to see Richard Mosse‘s The Fall at the Jack Shainman gallery (more Mosse photos). Mosse is a great photographer who travels to the edges of the world to capture images of catastrophe and then prints them on a massive scale. I highly recommend reading his recent interview… Continue reading The Fall
Wen and I are chilling out in our apartment tonight in the interregnum between going on holiday and moving into a new place. To celebrate, we decided to watch Edward Burtynsky‘s Manufactured Landscapes. It’s one of those films you can put on in the background and have a conversation and not miss a beat. That’s… Continue reading Manufactured Drivescapes
I recently put together my best iPhone photos into a giant collage and had it printed; it’s 5 inches by almost 5 feet wide. Click the image for a higher resolution version; it’s a pretty accurate summary of my life, grouped by theme:
Today was one of those magical days in New York where the light colours the city in unexpected ways. First, check out this dumpster that was transformed from banal into a battered modernist gem: Later today I noticed the wind ripping through a nearby construction site, turing the steel skeleton into a giant lung: Undoubtedly… Continue reading Seen in New York