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Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Bright Ideas


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Cities of Tomorrow #3, New York, N.Y.: photo by Jim Rohan, 23 February 2014


the failing organism
impatiently
to the construct personality:
"You and your bright ideas
on fire
in that bag over your head again."





 Mr G Gets Another Bright Idea: photo via Rosa Lichtenstein (Born-Again Mystic)

WESTINGHOUSE MAZDA LAMPS
LIFE
09/20/1937
p. 112

Westinghouse Electric Corporation advertisement for Westinghouse Mazda Lamps: Life, 20 September 1937 (Gallery of Graphic Design)

WESTINGHOUSE MAZDA LAMPS
LIFE
06/01/1942
p. 18

Westinghouse Electric Corporation advertisement for Westinghouse Mazda Lamps: Life, 1 June 1942 (Gallery of Graphic Design)


IMG_5423: photo by locaburg, 17 March 2006


Self (Holga wet plate) Wet plate glass negative in a Holga. Me, sleeping on the floor of the New England School of Photography. It was a long exposure. I took a nap: photo by Jim Rohan, 9 February 2014


Untitled (myself, shopwindow reflection, Stockholm): photo by Hans Söderström, 9 September 2013



Untitled (bunnies, Kungsträdgarden, Stockholm): photo by Hans Söderström, 12 October 2013


Bright Ideas, New York, New York (sidewalk figure, Brooklyn Bridge): photo by Jim Rohan, 18 February 2014

6 comments:

TC said...

People are so hardened any more, the pathos doesn't seem to touch them -- bustling past the downed bunny, dead to its predicament --

ACravan said...

Yes, this is bright, funny and painful. That was my first reaction, which I've tested under experimental conditions, i.e., I viewed this in the dark before dawn and then again following the first difficult dog walk. People being hardened seems like a generous evaluation. Blindness comes into it somewhere also. Curtis

Wooden Boy said...

Maybe the auld body (the one we're doing our best to forget) really knows how this all pans out.

Light and heat and lithium are burning everything away.

Wooden Boy said...

The bunny still standing looks suspiciously smug to me.

vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) said...

Eureka! It’s time I took a bath—that should shock the daylights out of me.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eureka_%28word%29

TC said...

Perhaps it's those unnaturally large eyes.