Sunday Scraps #62

The secret to happiness is there is no secret to happiness / one hundred famous views of Edo / the concrete art of Shizuko Yoshikawa / the photorealistic work of Latvian artist Vija Celmins / the fortification of educational architecture in the era of mass shootings / on portraying female genius / I should watch… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #62

End of year Review

Thanks to Prof. Dr. Molly Steenson for initiating this habit. 1. What did you do in 2021 that you’d never done before? Prioritised my finances over how interesting or aligned my work was. 2. Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? We were in the middle of a… Continue reading End of year Review

Sunday Scraps #61

Eve Babitz who played nude against Marcel Duchamp for Esquire magazine has just died / the sad history of the Native American frybread / the Millenium Mileposts across the country / Richard Roger’s parents house / awesome moody women by Prudence Heward / Captain Von Trapp’s former fiancé’s fictional announcement is very good and very… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #61

Sunday Scraps #60

I’ve been listening to this Sondheim album for a few years and it’s just lovely and he was too / the Building Centre turns 90 / Exercise magazine (in French) looks nice / the japanese take on a spaghetti dish / the gallery Dior ran with a friend with money from his aristocratic parents /… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #60

Sunday Scraps #59

I rode my bike on the Downs Link which of course was upgraded with the help of the European Regional Development Fund but I don’t want to look up how Surrey voted in 2016 / it also took me a while to understand I had to take the bridle paths / the Lynn Chadwick exhibition… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #59

Sunday Scraps #58

I’ve come to believe 9 1/2 weeks is the best film about interior design masquerading as a film about a terrible relationship / which suits the theme of corsets and big shoulders in the latest Self Esteem video where lyrics take a backseat entirely and the choreographer should be sacked / Reed Estabrook‘s photographs of… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #58

On project managing

In 2019, I wrote about producing diverse events when I offered Ada’s List to produce their yearly conference. I’ve been acting as project manager for a Superflux project for IKEA and London Project Lead for Library of Things which gives me a chance to sit on a train and think about the last two years… Continue reading On project managing

Sunday Scraps #57

On green screens and furniture / on a day in Harlem when 57 jazz greats came together for an Esquire shoot by Art Kane who invented the sandwich image/ Coney Island hotdogs come from Greek and North Macedonia migrants / a book about innovators in education / Sir James Black who lived in the neighbourhood… Continue reading Sunday Scraps #57