Thursday, April 16, 2009

Number One Hundred

Number One Hundred! Time for a Caesura! A Lacuna if you Will! A Blogging Break if you Won't!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Number Ninety-Eight

and I haven't even mentioned Carolee Schneemann or Sherrie Levine

Monday, April 13, 2009

Number Ninety-Seven

Never mind the why, worry about the how, says Billy Connolly.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Number Ninety-Five

Marclay: vinyl is a medium: for what?: for playing music?: yes: for sculpture?: sure: what else?
a guitar is a medium . . . .
. . . to be used how?. . . .

Friday, April 10, 2009

Number Ninety-Four

a gearing up for the gearing up.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Number Ninety-Three

Soon after we can see, we are aware that we can also be seen. They eye of the other combines with our own eye to make it fully credible that we are part of the visible world.
If we accept that we can see that hill over there, we propose that from that hill we can be seen. The reciprocal nature of vision is more fundamental than that of spoken dialogue.

---John Berger, cribbing from Winnicott.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Number Ninety-Two

to reflect is to redirect?

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Monday, April 6, 2009

Number Ninety

A proper charm bracelet, like this one, is both overcrowded and unreadable, a jangle of details that refuse to coalesce into an explanation. . . . The fish, the typewriter, the acorn (to scale), the globe (not) are not words in a sentence, but objects from the real world fallen down the rabbit hole and brought together by a conspiracy of fortune and design.

The Collections of Barbara Bloom, p. 118.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Number Eighty-Eight

John Cage, Gertrude Stein, Wittgenstein, Ezra Pound.—Still?

Friday, April 3, 2009

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Number Eighty-Six

George Brecht's



Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Number Eighty-Five

Excerpts from
Gloss For An Unknown Language by George Brecht

Tablet 3

Line Character

17 9 Image formed by a moving object for the duration of one breath.

31 7 An object formed by the intersection of an imaginary sphere with
objects of the reference language. (Here used to describe
a plano-convex section of flesh/earth).

31 8 Used by an observer standing at the edge of a body of water
to denote an area of water surface in front of the observer
and the area of earth of equal size and shape behind the observer,
considered as one surface.

Tablet 10

6 4 Everything within the bounds of an imaginary cube having its center
congruent with that of the observer, and an edge of length equal to
the observer's height.

23 9 A verb apparently denoting the motion of a static object. (The
meaning is not clear.)

Tablet 13

19 3 A unit of time derived from the duration of dream events.

45 2 The independent action of two or more persons, considered as a single