Jun 10, 2003

the weekend is over
We're back from our stay at Riva del Sole, it's sun and it's sand.
A beach densely populated by blue umbrellas, sunbeds and flowered bikinis. Globalization means international beach vendors. Asian girls sell massages, Indians jewelry, Africans sarongs, Italians coco, cocobello.

The Aesthetics of Silence.
The rhythmic in and out motion of the waves (remember Calvino's PALOMAR?) disturbed by the mothers screaming "No no no" to their children. A tiny little boy refuses to go into the water because he's afraid of the fish. His father, in a loud voice, uses every limited pedagogical trick he knows to convice his son to go into the water. The father then says: On the count of three, we'll go into the water together. The father counts to three 10 different times, but the little boy doesn't budge.

Women that look like unmade beds go thru a series of kamasutra like positions to butter their bodies with tanning creams. They read fashion magazines while their men read newspapers. I read DONNA from Pierluigi's La Repubblica:
1. Lei e il Presidente....Vittorio Zucconi writes about Mimi Beardsley
2. Austistico e geniale....re: the Asperger Syndrome and a review of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG
3. Peter Saville, una factory da copertina....Saville defines himself a living legend. He's influenced art, design and fashion but mainly has produced record covers.

Tired of reading, I lie on the beach wiTh my body already tanned by self-tanning lotions and think about theories for DAILY AESTHETICS. In specific, those related to recycling and Born Again Objects.

Beaches are about bodies.

The best part of the weekend was having seen Sergio and Valentina.

AESTHETICS OF SILENCE, Silence is not everything. It is half of everything Like a house.--"Scissors to cut with, a needle and thread to sew my lips with. If I write my subconscious, the earth will be covered with paper." --peter saville--peter saville---peter saville---peter saville---peter saville---peter saville--Mimi Beardsley--Mimi Beardsley---The curious incident of the dog in the night-time--The curious incident of the dog in the night-time--The curious incident of the dog in the night-time--Asperger Syndrome or (Asperger's Disorder) is a neurobiological disorder named for a Viennese physician, Hans Asperger, who in 1944 published a paper which described a pattern of behaviors in several young boys who had normal intelligence and language development, but who also exhibited autistic-like behaviors and marked deficiencies in social and communication skills. --Oliver Sacks Remembers Uncle Tungsten--Uncle Tungsten Memories of a Chemical Boyhood --oliver sacks--recycled--recycled-recycled--recycled-- recycled-recycled--recycled-- RECYCLED--RECYCLED--RECYCLED--To recycle is to take special care of ourselves--Val Hunt is a creative recycling artist who makes a range of jewellery, hats and wall hangings from drinks can metal which is formed and constructed to give textile qualities-- The Reclaimed Exhibition
TranSglass Bottle Collection --Emma Woffenden--transglass is a collection of glassware made from recycled wine and beer bottles--Reclaimed:
Recycling in Contemporary British Craft and Design--The Best Of British Trash/Art--Garbage for some but artistic gold for others --Michael Marriott --Lotta Barlach --Welcome to Lois Walpole's Homepage--Eyv Saunders PLASTIC BAGS


rooms of the mind via iconomy--bar code art via amberglow--the incredible claudine hellmuth is everywhere and at solipsistic, too, and introduces neurastenia--Herbarium Berolinenesis digitalis via fiendish is the word

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