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CROSSBOOKS

CROSSBOOKS

We just started our atelier in culture hybridization. It’s called Crossbooks. We have picked 1,000 books and we are now arranging them in a spatial metaphor. Then we’ll create maps of titles, with unexpected trails connecting one another. Books, according to Borges, are linked together by invisible threads. Our research, though, doesn’t consider the content but just ... Read More »

CULTURE BY EROSION

CULTURE BY EROSION

It’s with a great sense of awe that we are here to publish the work of Canadian artist Guy Laramee. The idea behind his wonderful sculptures is, somehow, familiar to the Powder Culture we promote on these pages. “Cultures arise, become obsolete, and are replaced by new ones,” says Guy in his own artist’s statement. ... Read More »

BOOKS OF NEGLIGIBLE SUCCESS

BOOKS OF NEGLIGIBLE SUCCESS

The book industry is in crisis. People don’t read anymore and chances are if you are reading this post you are probably doomed to extinction (dinosaurs were book lovers). Last week, while browsing through some text in a second hand bookstore in Santa Barbara, I found these four pearls, published between 1970 and 1990. I ... Read More »

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