People are taking the piss out of you everyday. They butt into your life, take a...– Banksy (via sixtyfourwest) (via alexjdsmith)
Burned Out by Jared Iorio
strange-rs: “Wildfires rage through Southern California every year. Mostly natural in origin, sometimes sparked by the impact we’ve had on the land, they come and remind us of our lack of absolute control over our surroundings, testing the spirit of residents and firefighters alike.” “The fates of lives and property are decided by which way, and how strong the wind blows — again humbling man...
Rebecca Solnit on #Haiti →
photographyprison: Solnit describes the aftermath of natural disasters as similar to revolution, in that public order (a very capable authority) takes the reigns. The fact that people police and care for each other very well accounts frequently for the panicked response of government agencies.
You’re not the only lonely man. Being free always involves being lonely. Just...– The Face of Another (1966, Hiroshi Teshigahara) (via onemorerobot)
Rich People Things, with Chris Lehmann: Looting... →
claytoncubitt: “It is, of course, an article of faith in Timesland, and the mediasphere at large, that reckless disturbance of the social peace is the role scripted for poor people in the wake of a disaster—especially those who happen to be darker complexioned, and thereby conveniently saddled with all the coded insinuations that typically accompany “culture of poverty” arguments.”
Heritage Foundation's Haiti Impulse, Before and...
claytoncubitt: First Version, 1/13/10, 3:32pm: “Amidst the Suffering, Crisis in Haiti Offers Opportunities to the U.S” Changed to second version, 1/13/10, 5:08pm: “Things to Remember While Helping Haiti” via: “Countries in periods of extreme crisis are desperate for any kind of aid, any kind of money, and are not in a position to negotiate fairly the terms of that exchange.” (via Dangerous...
So what is so different that you guys are going to do as photographers that...– Imants on Lightstalkers (referring to other photographers heading to Haiti covering the earthquake’s aftermath) (via ultimo) (via yamswool)
TRST by David Wilson
strange-rs: “Trieste is a small city on Italy’s north-eastern border, which extends from the mountains to the Adriatic sea and down to the northern most country of the former Yugoslavia, now called Slovenia. I am not certain that this collection will give the viewer any information beyond that; but then I am not even sure if this was the real objective.” VIEW SLIDESHOW
Now Available: Photographs on the Brain Issue #1
lapuravidagallery: ©Marcelo Montecino Issue #1 - Mercedes, Santiago, 69 Contributors: Marcelo Montecino, Stasha Bajac, Erik Borst, Andrej Filev, Karen Rudd, Michael Ronquillo, Tommy Forbes, Terttu Uibopuu, Rafael Alcacer, Wai Lin Tse, Eduardo & Matheus, Peter Baker, Raoul Gatepin, Bryan Schutmaat, Julien Boast, Chuck Patch,Kurt Manley, Todd Fisher, M.Newton, Francesca Nicolosi, Joni...
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As Mr Matzka also pointed out: “Google Street View is allowed to show any...– Dominic Lawson: If we are all under suspicion, then we are all threatened - Dominic Lawson, Commentators - The Independent (via lapuravidagallery)
“This is craziness. We’re at risk of creating an... →
claytoncubitt: (Georgia Republican Representative John Linder, speaking about food-stamp recipients, not about defense contractors, prison builders, Wall Street bankers, or Representatives who took bribes from Jack Abramoff.)
lapuravidagallery: Trailer for Strange.rs, an international photography collective. Site will launch 01.01.10. You can follow strangers on Twitter for updates. Between now and the launch we’ll be featuring work from members of the collective.