1. Maze 03

    Greg Girard and Ian Lambot’s revised book about Kowloon Walled City is due to be released in June/July this year. It builds on the original City of Darkness with the help of new drawings, photographs and more to reveal what life was truly like in this unique (and intriguing) place.

     
  2. Clip from La Jetée, Chris Marker, 1962.

    There’s a Chris Marker retrospective on at the Whitechapel at the moment - do I need to say go? I’ll say it anyway: “GO” 

    in brief this is a very well curated, well designed exhibition which brings together all the moments I love about Marker and more. In addition there are screenings of his films, both at the Whitechapel and at the Barbican. You really have no excuse to miss any Marker magic!

    "If they don’t see happiness in the picture, at least they’ll see the black."

    Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat
    16 April - 22 June, Whitechapel Gallery (admission free).

    Whitechapel information and events programme:
    http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions/chris-marker-a-grin-without-a-cat

    Chris Marker: Memories of a Film Pioneer
    23 April - 13 May, Barbican (cinema - prices vary).

    Barbican film programme:
    http://www.barbican.org.uk/film/series.asp?id=1343

     
     
  3. Schemata Architects’ New Candy Colored Collection
    Janelle Zara, architizer.com

    There are dif­fer­ent lev­els of bril­liance to Iro, a fur­ni­ture col­lec­tion designed by Tokyo-based Schema­ta Archi­tects’ Jo Nagasa­ka. On the sur­face, there is the obvi­ous sheen of candy-hued resin fin­ish­es, mak­ing the Japan­ese word fo…

    #pretty - want!

     

  4. I might be unavailable this weekend…

     
  5. Almost a year has passed since I became self-employed. It’s been… different and yet I have experienced things that I never would have done if I had been in an office/normal job.

    That said, it has narrowed my reading material somewhat.

     

  6. Launched about a month ago but for me still #current.

     
  7. Start Collecting Original Art with Uprise
    Jaime Derringer, design-milk.com

    Uprise Art is an art collective and online gallery that features original artwork from some of today’s emerging contemporary artists. The collective is by invitation only and the Uprise team does a great job of curating the artists and artwork…

    Art swag.

     
  8. composersdoingnormalshit:

    John Cage picking mushrooms.

    I can’t believe anyone could be so happy in the presence of mushrooms.

     

  9. Ferrous

    “Ferrous Bushling #9,” Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1997.

     
  10. Playful Illustrations Make It Easy to Learn Chinese
    katie hosmer, mymodernmet.com

    If you ever want­ed to learn Chi­nese but never thought you could do it, here is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty! London-based entre­pre­neur and author ShaoLan Hsueh is devel­op­ing a book, Chineasy, that makes it rather sim­ple to learn basic…

    Want.