very interesting.

  The past two days I’ve been miserably confined to the bed or the couch, struck down by either a stomach bug or mild food poisoning (You’ve got a weak stomach, my mother says on the phone from San Francisco, distracted and not really giving a fuck,¬†we both do. Are you pregnant? OK, we’re going […]

to wit, the sun.

Generally it was maintained that a human factor overrode the mechanical process; upon closer inspection, a human mark, the trace of a cultural act, could be discerned. Alphonse Lamartine wrote one such apologia: initially he had condemned the photograph as abject, a plagiarism of nature, utterly soulless; after seeing the work of Adam Salomon, he […]