The Whitney’s recent exhibition cancellation controversy is yet another reminder that an art museum is not the same as a social history museum. Power a…
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August is a cold month in Melbourne. Our rental is particularly poorly designed with only low efficiency airconditioning that pretends to be heating. N…
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Fifty. I didn’t expect to get to fifty of these little missives when I started writing them. When I started this writing there was no real goal in mind…
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I had hoped to get some of this out earlier but change is happening so fast at the moment. Things have escalated again in recent days and we are in a n…
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The first I knew of Kemal Enver’s work on Planetary was an excited message from Aaron. And there it was, live on the AppStore — Planetary Remastered. I…
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Last episode I speculated about my experience of video tours, and I totally forgot to write anything about a really fantastic video tour that our frien…
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“Somehow bullet holes in steel doors look like a collection of constellations trapped to catch the wrath of idiots And we are the size of constellation…
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Last episode I said I’d write some things about OpenAI’s Jukebox - a project that released some public samples a few weeks ago. Long time readers might…
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The explicit re-framing - the splitting apart of independent/interdependent - is something that many of us could shift in our cultural work, even if ju…
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From the title of this episode you might think I am expecting museums to return soon. I’m not. Some will. Many, especially the smallish (but not the sm…
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[Paw and toe beans, claw in need of a trim] I’m spending a lot more time online now and I expect that if you still have a desk job then you probably ar…
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[A New York fortune cookie from when I lived there back in April 2013] Its a short one today, we’re all drowning in ‘content’. Back in the home office …
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