• The Story: Notes on a conference in disguise
    On Friday I went to The Story, a conference organised by Matt Locke of Channel 4. It was very good, and also confusing. In a good way. And because it was confusing this won’t be a straight trip report: it will be some hastily scrawled notes and some linked reflections. Attempt no summaries here. [For some reason I still have Rabelais and Kharitonov and the Little Room in my head. I’m not sure why. Perhaps writing this will tell me.] I say a conference in disguise because what happened and what nobody seemed to be expecting was that most ...
  • A Wide Arm Of Sea: Newspaper Club & The Design Museum
    UPDATE 4/3/10: Newspaper Club won! Ten days ago, Newspaper Club asked me to make something to go in the Design Museum, where they’ve been nominated in the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year awards. They wanted a one-pager to give away to visitors, and I’d suggested a map for a walk starting at the Design Museum and going… somewhere… Accordingly, I took myself to Bermondsey the following weekend, and did what I always do when I have a nose for something but little notion of the quarry. Accompanied by Rimbaud – borrowed from the London 2010 project – ...
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