Two hundred years from today, a master bell-maker will set out from Whitechapel, with instructions to retune the great Olympic Bell. The bell-maker has never seen the bell, but she knows it will still be there.
There are some…
Oliver Burkeman, author of the excellent The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, explains a theory that likens creativity and originality to a Helsinki bus terminal.explore-blog)
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Somehow you’re beautiful even when you’re ugly, Margate.
I’ve submitted a new design to Threadless. If you love Sloths and Coffee as much as I do then perhaps you’ll vote for it (until 18th September ‘12). Thanks, enjoy!
Posturing boys and men, egging each other on to take the plunge.
- Decide you must.
- Develop deep respect
for feather, bone, claw.
- Place your trembling thumb
where the heart will be:
for one hundred hours watch
so you will know
where to put the first feather.
- Stay awake forever.
When the bird takes shape
gently pry open its beak
and whisper into it: mouse.
- Let it go.
The 2012 Festival wrap that appeared on Turner Contemporary today.
Installing ‘Harmonic Manifold 1’, 2011 (cast bronze) by Conrad Shawcross at Turner Contemporary, Margate UK
Installing ‘Limit of Everything’, 2011 (metal, oak, mechanical system, light) by Conrad Shawcross at Turner Contemporary, Margate UK.