Working and living in Beijing has been an awesome change. In the past I spent so much time making stop motion animation and very recently I had made a new one. The capital city of China is a very animated place and therefore it inspired me to complete this animation. The reason for making it […]Read more "Brussels to China: Koi Animation"
Hello Blogosphere… I have been abscent for quite some time but now I am back with a horribly erratic and often unfollowable peice of writing. A small essay trying to build a metaphorical understanding for how Art of all kinds (but particularly visual) has a virus like quality. I attempted to create a concept that […]Read more "Viral Complexities: Art’s Infective Fissures? －"
Philosopher King or Junzi (“君子”): Platonic or Confucian; who’s leader leads? _ Abstract: The following Article represents a prolonged reading and re-thinking of the merits of the political leaders of antiquity. Asking the question: whose leader leads? I am comparing the Confucian concept of leader the Junzi translated into English as ‘exemplary individual’ who […]Read more "(“君子”)"
A moment from Matthew Cobb’s Eleven Days in August, on the liberation of Paris in 1944: [the voice of Henri Tanguy was heard on the radio proclaiming:] “Open the road to Paris for the Allied armies, hunt down and destroy the remnants of the German divisions, link up with the Leclerc Division in a […]
Crappy Coinage . My penny’s worth. But a week or […]Read more "CC"
Dubbing With Derrida: An underview of a Unique and Great French Philosopher ______________________________________ [Je regrette que ce ne soit pas écrit en Français.] The following is an attempt to provide an overview of one of my favourite philosophers and even with his renowned status as a university professor and the […]Read more "Dubbing with Derrida"
Originally posted on Human Pages:
James Murray (1837-1915), the Scottish lexicographer and philologist, sent the following letter regarding a job at the British Museum in late 1866. Largely self-taught, he later became the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Before then, this letter somehow didn’t get him the British Museum gig: I have to…