“I saw, in all these different practices, some kind of artistic creature who uses science but also design and technology to re-investigate the relationship with the Earth.” —Ruben Jacobs (Riding the Dragon)
This year's annual publication by Light Work, Contact Sheet, features the work of artist-in-residence Maija Tammi, together with my essay on her work. It covers a dead rabbit, living cancer cells, and immortal creatures.
“Do you want to go to World Press Photo and feel bad about everything?” TheWorld Press Photo exhibit, featuring the greatest hits of misery, is no exception to the rule that no news is good news. (Riding the Dragon, 2018)
Introducing a new online resource, Useful. It's a collection of activity sheets to get you thinking about your purpose and value outside of traditional ideas of work. And best of all, it's free, so everyone has access, regardless of their financial situation.
"Maybe the ‘love’ metaphor is an interesting one; we shouldn’t fall in love with the future, it’s too dangerous. We need to keep a distance, have a mature relationship." —Andrew Keen (John Adams Institute)