Apparently the Nicholson Gallery
has an exhibition called 'Picturing the Modern World,' featuring photography from America's finest 'shelter porn' magazine, dwell
(I say apparently, but then this useless iBook is allergic to flash). A thought: if the standards for architectural photography weren't so high
, then perhaps the quality of architecture in general would rise. Is this true? Architecture, more than ever, is obsessed by image (which, admittedly, is itself subject to the whims of fashion). The dissemination of new work is entirely mediated through photography, meaning that aesthetics is invariably preferred over more subtle, less overt imagery. Rather than worry themselves about presentation, architects and journalists could just get on with designing and presenting ideas. Just a thought.
are the 'UK's leading suppliers of SFX. No samples, sadly, but one can only guess what their extreme and impact
section sounds like, especially Crash & Burn
, 'an outstanding selection of destructive sounds and sequences' that includes 'forest and building fires,' 'Molotov Cocktails,' and 'Rumbles, Blasts, Debris'. A full track-listing
is available for those looking to expand their audio imagination. Update, according to Apothecary's Drawer
, you can get flash samples of their 'mood music' tracks on the site. But not on this computer.
The Broken Family Band
work hard - yet they've managed to find time to plot a graph
of recent live shows / asking for things
is still being updated. My '3-Terminal Adjustable Regulator' looks increasingly mean compared to the wonders other people are receiving. Plastic tigers! / apologies for the woefully early Christmas imagery today. We just haven't got around to organising new photos... Question: should we be using Flickr