I’ve had the idea of throwing up a collection of my own photos mixed with the work of professionals that I can remember and which have left an impression on me. This may merely illustrate the banality and relative insignificance of my own life, but powerful images have an ability to inspire and contextualize, and… Read More Some of 2013, Part 1
In 2003, San Diego CityBeat Magazine created their Fiction 101 contest, a flash fiction contest with the simple rules of forming an interesting, better than marginal snippet of creative writing under 102 words. Staying true to the implication of the title itself, most of the entries were born in the minds of amateur writers. And… Read More Fiction 101: Cherry Popped
Always one eager to appreciate the critique of institutions and establishments (from the comfort of my standardized, institutional living space), I like it when artists poke at the bloated walking carcass of the fat-cat, ultra-business ideology. There is a temporary exhibition, by German-American conceptual artist Hans Haacke, at the Museo Reina Sofia that seems to attempt… Read More A museum jaunt: Projected suburbia.