T H I N H Y M N S - “Black Water” album is now available on Digital & Cassette from Sanzimat International.
For D’Angelo’s disciples, last night’s intimate Brooklyn Bowl show was a chance to see an artist defined by distance and mystery up close.
Olafur Eliasson - The Weather Project (2003)
“Representations of the sun and sky dominate the expanse of Turbine Hall. A fine mist permeates the space, as if creeping in from the environment outside. Throughout the day, the mist accumulates into faint, cloud-like formations, before dissipating across the space.
At the far end of the hall is a giant semi-circular form made of hundreds of mono-frequency lamps.
Generally used in street lighting, mono-frequency lamps emit light at such a narrow frequency that colors other than yellow and black are invisible, thus transforming the visual field around the sun into a vast duotone landscape.”
Nathalie Miebach makes baskets. But instead of making standard-issue baskets and filling them with fruit, she uses basket weaving as a way to interpret data. Meteorological data, astronomical data, all kinds of stuff.
For example, that sculpture on top?
Twilight, Tides and Whales - Cape Cod ( February/March 2006)
Reed, wood, data, 30”x18”x20”, 2006
This piece looks at the relationship between moon and sun rise and set, data, tidal and twilight readings taken in Provincetown, MA, and whale sightings along the New England Coast during the time frame of February – March 2006. All of the data comes from the U.S. Naval Observatory, NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) and the Northeast Fishery Science Center.
Read more over at Discover Magazine’s Visual Science blog.
Fantastic stripped down Nitetrotter session with Health & Beauty!
James Blake “retrograde”