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New Life for Old Spatial Experiences

Take a beautiful, historic interior setting, and add a new layer of ephemeral spectacle. The results are challenging, stimulating, and interesting.

The recent “Inside Peek” piece posted online in… 1,784 more words

Design

Thinking and Internal Conversation in the Networking Age

One of the first major documents of sociology is Emile Durkheim’s Suicide, a book that highlights the social determinants of self-annihilation, a seemingly profoundly private act. 14,535 more words

Thoughts about Furniture, Design Practice, and the Matter of Making

I have been thinking about contemporary furniture, design practice, and the matter of making – and recently learned about what sounds like a very promising lecture/event to be held at The Design Museum in London (England) on the evening of Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. 583 more words

Design

On the Frustration & the Beauty of Repetition

“Skill development depends on repetition…” I am reading a book by the American sociologist Richard Sennett on the position and the role of The Craftsman… 612 more words

Life

Spatial Virtualities

The artist Shezad Dawood’s exhibition Kalimpong at Timothy Taylor Gallery in 2016, included ‘an immersive tour’ of the town of the same name on the border of Tibet, a virtual reality work which according to the press release ‘questions the border between the real and the virtual’. 1,098 more words

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Responsibility and Judgment 責任與判斷, 再會吧!公共人 The Fall of Public Man

或者講返下面兩本有咩意思
Hannah 寫嘅我覺得好重要
佢喺Eichmann (納粹德軍,好似係執行政策負責人)身上睇到軍人喺政策上只係個齒輪
咁呢啲軍人有無道德責任呢?
推廣開去,人喺一個政治體系下又喺咩情況下係幫兇呢?

下面嗰本就好似係社會學佬寫
寫現代人已經無左公共性
例如大家返工都只係為左賺錢成就自己
目的可能只係自己同愛人
呢種生活方式同取向俾咪港豬?
我覺得幾有意思
– by 發酵麵包
2/2017

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