Archive for the 'Inspirations and things i like' Category

Tribute to David

December 2, 2010

Edvard Munch, Toward the Forest I

There is simply no way in which the words here can ever adequately do justice to all that was David Fleming.

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nuclear energy and illustrating the consequence

April 1, 2010

Cornelia Hesse-Honegger, Left, Eyes of the Drosophila Mutant ey.opt. Black painted eyes with different shapes and part of wings growing out of the eyes, Watercolor, 1987.

Right, Scentless plant bug from Würenlingen, Canton Aargau, Switzerland. Left cover wing is blown up like a balloon, Watercolor, Zürich 1988 – 1989.

Nuclear energy is increasingly featuring on government lists as a viable solution to rising energy demands and peak oil. However, sustainable it is not, neither should it be a viable option and there is much research into why this is.

One of the arguments often used against nuclear energy is the devastation caused from potential accidents and the effects of low level radiation on the surrounding environment. Cornelia Hesse-Honegger is an illustrator who has devoted her life to researching the effects of nuclear fallout on small insects and plants.

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(re)discovering koyaanisqatsi

March 30, 2010

Reggio & Fricke ‘Koyaanisqatsi – Life out of Balance’, film stills, 1982.

Someone at work asked me if I had heard anything by Philip Glass.

No.

Really?! …Are you sure?

No…

Listen to Koyaanisqatsi.

… Kyoanisaskstski…

-Koyaanisqatsi. Listen to it.

Ok.

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two eds

March 26, 2010

Ed Ruscha, ‘History Kids’.

Sir Edwin Landseer, ‘Man proposes, God disposes’ 1864.

Landseer’s oil painting really is one of the most curious things I’ve come across this week so far.

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