A cute song paying tribute to Adam’s talent as a photographer and his indispensable contributions to the world.
The Venetians Wife: A Strangely Sensual Tale of a Renaissance Explorer, a Computer, and a Metamorphosis by Nick Bantock
Reading through the people’s journals, e-mails, programs, illustrations, and other miscellany that give plot points, the story involves a “ghost in the machine” named Niccolo Conti, the “Renaissance Explorer”. The electronic spirit provides financial support to museum worker Sara Wolfe so she can find several Hindu goddess statues that once belonged to him.
Cut for spoilers
Interesting art exhibit found there. Do I see a Burlon Craig jug in the snake section? I guess they intended the additions to create this atmosphere of some past environment that hinted of danger.
I’m going to briefly interrupt my look at Morton Feldman to give you a link to read courtesy Only Old Photography on Tumblr.
In the excerpt, White wrote about how she confronted horrors and coped thanks to her camera. A wonderful read for any photographer who gives serious thought at recording atrocities they encounter.
As someone who has traveled to various arty places in Ireland, Italy, London, and America, I have witnessed performance artists pretend as if they were statues. Italy I understood because of all sculpture there gives an opportunity to play between these two ideas. One non sentient object created to imitate living humans (Actually, more like gods and abstracts) while the human acts as though it came from non sentient material. For the human, it represents a test of endurance and playfully tricking people who see them.