silver and plata

One of the themes that came up in discussion with Santiago Porter tonight was his work as a photojournalist. He was constantly drawing distinctions between photography and photojournalism, and how he sees photojournalism as responding to editorial needs rather than being conducted by the priorities of the creator alone. It’s a bit of an artisticallyContinue reading “silver and plata”

Best of 2014

Once again, I’m jumping on Eve Tushnet’s “best-of” train. Here’s the best of the books, movies, etc. I enjoyed this year! I already made a post about the best books I read this year, but I’ll be brief here: the best non-fiction I read this year was David Goldblatt’s The Ball Is Round and theContinue reading “Best of 2014”

here’s where I spend my nights

…and a fair amount of my days. (Ask and ye shall receive!) I love the color green of this room. It is that fifties-pastel gloss I used to make by covering my slate in chalk as a child. It’s a well-loved sidewalk’s color. It’s nice to wake up to, and to surround yourself with beforeContinue reading “here’s where I spend my nights”

Holy Saturday

While Christ lay dead the widowed worldWore willow green for hope undone:Till, when bright Easter dews impearledThe chilly burial earth,All north and south, all east and west,Flushed rosy in the arising sun;Hope laughed, and Faith resumed her rest,And Love remembered mirth.  “Easter Even,” Christina Rossetti (x) It is hard for me to accept that itContinue reading “Holy Saturday”

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