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On blind accordionists

Geoff Dyer, in the Ongoing Moment, his divergent attempt at a taxonomy of photography, spends a lot of time tracking pictures of blind accordionists through the 20th century. 167 more words

Coincidence?

Browsing in the best bookshop in Britain* (IMHO) on Thursday, I was nosing around Geoff Dyer’s book, The Ongoing Moment – a Book About Photography… 125 more words

Photography

Tarkovsky's Stalker & Sympathetic Magic

There is a moment in the film Stalker when the Writer, after a terrifying journey down a long tunnel known as The Meat Grinder, discovers a round metallic cylinder or container, a little over a metre in diameter, into which he peers, picks up a rock, and lets it fall. 500 more words

Literature

Lightning Strikes and Knee Pain

An attempt to review a book is to put into words what one thinks about it. One perhaps starts off by not having a firm opinion but by the end of the review, if all goes well, one has been formulated. 637 more words

Books

Zone Friended: ZONA by Geoff Dyer

I’m a fan of STALKER, though it feels weird to type that. Do Tarkovsky movies have fans or just Amaretto-swilling appreciators? STALKER is an enigmatic i.e. 990 more words

Cinema

Exercise 2-7: The Americans

Find five images in ‘The Americans’ where symbols are used. Explain what they are and how they function in the images. 

See previous research about… 1,806 more words

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White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World

White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World by Geoff Dyer

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SHORTLISTED FOR STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR

From a trip to The Lightning Field in New Mexico, to chasing Gauguin’s ghost in French Polynesia, White Sands is a creative exploration of why we travel. 56 more words

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