Monthly Archives: August 2010

carmelo bene

Whoa!! Carmelo Bene: Salomé!http://mubi.com/films/23760http://www.fright.com/edge/salome.htmlhttp://www.cinematek.be/?node=17&event_id=400798200http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salomè_(film_1972)http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmelo_Benehttp://en.wikip… Continue reading

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colonial modern

Out since 2010-07 … “Colonial Modern: Aesthetics of the Past, Rebellions for the Future” (Black Dog Publishing, ISBN 9781907317118), a book which “focuses on the dual topics of the relationship between the post-war aesthetic regime of modernism an… Continue reading

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bonom

More often than not, I think graffiti and tagging are a plague, degrading buildings and (by their sheer omnipresence) the urban landscape tout court. The way Doel has been vandalised by tourists only interested in their own ego and not in the vill… Continue reading

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physical graffiti by ella papiers + pitr peintres

“Le retour de la méchante maîtresse” ( Saint-Étienne, France, 2010-05) by les Papiers Peintres = Ella + Pitr, who also operate in Brussels … Continue reading

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a different view on sustainability

Other voices, different speak, anyone? Dixit Paul Kingsnorth: “I realised that I was dealing with environmentalists with no attachment to any actual environment. […] The ecocentrism – in simple language, the love of place, the humility, the sense … Continue reading

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peter menzel’s cuisine

By way of dessert after my Menzel appetiser … the main course being his brand new book with Faith d’Aluisio “What I eat – Around the world in 80 diets” … with a ?!? re: João Battista!http://www.oneworld.nl/index.php?page=2_3_2&articleId=15603htt… Continue reading

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peter menzel’s material world

“Material world – A global family portrait” is – quite frankly – one of the most beautiful (and revealing) books I’ve had the honour of browsing (ISBN 9780871564375 or pbk 9780871564306). Hats off to Mr. Menzel … and humanity ;-)http://www.menzelp… Continue reading

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