Jack Harries
Jiehao Su - Borderland
Things and people, words and acts, are not disposed towards finishing and then erasing their traces, but rather towards starting again, getting back into movement, passing again through the passages, the operations, divisions, exchanges and combinations, in the impetuses that come from everywhere and end up nowhere but at another invention in the journey, through houses and palaces, churches and hotels, always by the streets and by the highways.
-Jean-Luc Nancy La Ville au Loin (2011)
Jiehao Su - Borderland
P R E S S - B O O K S : K I C K - O F F
The Heavy Collective in partnership with good friend Chris Loutfy are very excited to announce the launch of Sydney’s Press Books. PRESS is a project bookstore with a focus on independently published work from Australia and overseas. Located in Chippendale Sydney, PRESS celebrates the full scope of publishing, from the print and staple, right through to established international imprints. PRESS is a community space for those who are passionate about independent publishing in all its forms, it is an opportunity for people to share and champion unique publications that exist outside the realm of conventional bookstores.We’ve been working tooth and nail on the hammer and nails over the last 3 months and it’s time to sit back, rest our claws and quench some thirst. Please join us from 12pm Saturday for ribbon cutting, beer guzzling and paper goods from the best in the business. 116 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale.Visit us at - www.press-books.co - for more info. PRESS will stock: Perimeter Distribution, Rainoff Books, Gang Atelier, PAM Books, Hamburger Eyes, Mossless, Heavytime/Smalltime Books, Hard Workers Club, Left Out Store, Bloom Publishing, Editions Ltd. as well as a wealth of independent and self published printed matter. If you have a zine or a self published photobook you would like included at the launch of Press Books, please contact us at info@press-books.co before the 23rd of October.
theheavycollective:
Jiehao Su - Borderland
Lars Tunbjörk - Computer Company, TOKYO, 1996
The single most destructive impulse I’ve consistently observed in amateur photographers, after working with them more or less continuously over 22 years, is their insecurity about not being liked or understood, and their concomitant anxiousness to please others. Nothing is worse for your art than pandering to make more people like you. That may, indeed, be the principal legacy of a good art school education: the crucial insight that it is only by pleasing oneself that the artist can ultimately please others. It’s why professionals, whose job is, after all, to create things that are immediately and obviously pleasing to broad numbers of viewers, are so seldom remembered for their artistry—and when they are, it’s because at their essence they are artists playing at commerce rather than commercial photographers playing at art.
-The Online Photographer (via odus-moperandi)
Dom Sebastian.
Angela Kelly - On the Edge of Shelter.
shihlun:

burning field
yehlinlee:

yehlinle.com
2014

MOSSLESS IN AMERICA: JUAN MADRID

Rochester experienced a similar fall to Flint and other Rust Belt cities. A large business lost the ability to make large profits (though in this case it was more because Kodak couldn’t develop new technology), and had to cut its workforce down by a massive amount, leaving those it dropped to fend for themselves. Population dropped, crime rose—though statistics never tell the full story, which is something to keep in mind when cities are labeled “violent.”

I think of these types of cities as sacrificial cities. They had to fall for American capitalism to continue on in the never-ending exploitations of anything deemed to have value, as well as the incessant search for maximum profitability, a system in which people aren’t valuable for anything other than their production. And once that production loses its value, those people and the cities they inhabit fall.

From Juan Madrid’s interview with Mossless Magazine

untrustyou:

Harry Gould Harvey IV