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Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan
Frédéric Lagrange

"Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit, all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art is the sound of things going out of control, of a medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart. The distorted guitar sound is the sound of something too loud for the medium supposed to carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy film, of bleached-out black and white, is the excitement of witnessing events too momentous for the medium assigned to record them."

- Brian Eno, A Year With Swollen Appendices  (via levitikissed)

(Source: volumexii, via levitikissed)


Manos arriba (Skeleton shrimp) | Piñatel

The warehouse next to my circus studio is being converted into a grow-op, and when we train on nice days, with the big garage doors open, you can smell weed and low tide as you practice.

I worked for the new grow yesterday, digging a trench for a new power line. I rode in on my bicycle, which had a tiny American flag attached to the rear rack. The electrician was there, smoking a bowl next to his Harley, which had it’s own U.S. flag flying in the back. I was covered in glitter at stamps that said “GOBLIN” from the night before. The owners were half an hour late.


Western Pennsylvania
Look at those elf ears. Did a child trim this? If you can resign yourself to sell or smoke such a pitiful bud in 2014 then you are a disgrace. I emphatically do not want to be yours.

China Rural

Escalator nom nom.

Eric Gill, ‘Crucifix, Chalice & Host’, 1915

Cerebellum and ocular system in the human
In vertebrates, the eyeballs are direct extensions of the brain; that is, they evolved after the brain, and are literally unimpeded access to the cerebellum and cerebrum. Because of this, many ocular tumors or injuries can be far more dangerous to the brain than growths or injuries on any other part of the skull.
 Anatome ex omnium veterum recentiorumque observationibus. Thomas Bartholin, 1673.