The firehouse effect.
When cliques, of people, with a lot of time to chat, start to believe in things that would seem crazy to the wider population. My intro from Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. So named after an observation of firemen who would spend a lot of time talking between fires.
In this week’s issue, Anthony Lane reviews “Finding Vivian Maier,” a documentary about a nanny in Chicago who took photographs as a hobby, and became widely celebrated only after her death: http://nyr.kr/1l17QmU. Take a look at Maier’s work: http://nyr.kr/1l1wyDH
Above: Chicago, 1961. Photograph © Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection/Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery.
Anonymous asked: Whats the significance of your logo?
It’s an eye, made from a piece of paper, folded, and then unfolded again, it kinda tilted because of the variation of graphic work presented here, and because the content may vary from time to time, it has no color based on the idea that color may reduced the impact of the concept, or even intercept the main goal of it, to be just a visual reference to the name of the blog.
Take a look at Ruven Afanador’s strange, sculptural, intense photographs of members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company rehearsing “Cloven Kingdom”: http://nyr.kr/1harhXc
“ I decided false illusion would be the truth: two negatives make an affirmative. ”