FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY

By Billy-Ray Belcourt (2017), via Matthew Ogle’s Pome. Towards a Theory of Decolonization 1. forget everything you’ve learned about love. 2. investment is the social practice whereby one risks losing it all to be part of something that feels like release. lose everything with me. 3. indian time is a form of time travel. aContinue reading “FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY”

FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY EIGHT

From Varlam Shalamov’s “Forty-Five Things I Learned in the Gulag,” in Paris Review via Kottke. 7. I saw that the only group of people able to preserve a minimum of humanity in conditions of starvation and abuse were the religious believers, the sectarians (almost all of them), and most priests. 8. Party workers and the militaryContinue reading “FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY EIGHT”

FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY TWO

From “These things I know for sure,” by Andrea Zittel (via Jocelyn Glei). 2. Surfaces that are “easy to clean” also show dirt more. In reality a surface that camouflages dirt is much more practical than one that is easy to clean. … 7. Ambiguity in visual design ultimately leads to a greater variety of functions thanContinue reading “FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY TWO”