An amazing passage from John Milton’s Paradise Lost (1667), Book XI.386-411: “City of old or modern fame, the […]
I really like this project by artist Gordon Young, ‘Wall of Wishes,’ created for Bristol Brunel Academy in 2007. Public yet intimate, simple yet moving; it provides a wonderful kind of imaginative ‘scaffolding’ for the school as a community.
Discovered via visual poetry, images & following description from Young’s site:
“All those involved in the school, from pupils and teachers to cooks, cleaners and builders were invited to dream up wishes which were then carved individually onto slabs of marble and installed floor to ceiling in the entrance atrium. Ranging from unashamed wishes for material objects to poignant emotional pleas this work harnesses the dreams and aspirations of the school and its community.”
One of the cool things about huge and populous cities like Beijing is that, wherever you go, you encounter such diverse and resourceful ways of making one’s livelihood.
Luella coat, found via lady liquor vintage I love this playfully off-dreamy, girlishly surreal ensemble; it reminds me […]