I apologize for my recent relapse into laziness and not posting. I have been actively working as a guest blogger over at the wonderful and eclectic MIEL. I will be writing under the topic of “Localities” and will focus my attention on concepts like heterotopias in the everyday landscape. You can find my latest post [...]
Category Archives: Compulsions
From Flickr user: Jim Linwood’s album “Russia 1990.” Found via blogpost: ”Findings, File Under Movement:” on the MIEL Blog. Currently it is 72° F, sunny, still and beautiful in Los Angeles. However, I cannot stop looking at this image of Moscow and wishing I was there, bracing myself against the cold.
LA is the perfect place for the process of self-renewal. After all, the city’s architecture seems to be in a cycle of demolition and reconstruction much like the faces of women just over the hills from me in Beverly Hills. So far I have little to report, other than my intimidation. Sometimes, you see [...]
Let me make a confession: I’m a deeply materialistic person. Although consumerism and the relentless buying of new things are activities I try to avoid, I’m still materialistic. I still accumulate. As a result, I do my best to find excuses to justify new things. This is especially true when it comes to the acquisition [...]