the circle married the line | feist
The flesh may be weak, officer, but the will is strong *continues writing unbelievably good riposte to socialized medicine in pen on the side of a dumpster*
totalitarian dystopian future lit is like “what if the government got so powerful that all the bad stuff that’s already happening ALSO HAPPENED TO WHITE PEOPLE?”
Tomoko Sawada’s ID400 (1998) was produced while she was a university student and living in Kobe. “The photo machine, a small vending machine-like contraption, can be found in numerous locations around the city.” Sawada spent weeks changing her physical appearance with make-up, clothing, and hairstyles, creating 400 different identities using a machine whose sole purpose is to produce stable images for official documents. The facial characteristics are so varied that the photographic project becomes a compelling study of physiognomy.
Going to see this in Montreal this week as part of le Mois de la Photo. Great that this is happening in the photobooth capital of the world… but that is slowly losing all of its film photobooths.
"dunno" and "who cares"
i hope that every piece of media i ever create gets one of those “i love your thing but can you please take the gay stuff out” letters. every single one. the only media i want to make is media that makes those people uncomfortable