Of David Byrne, opium and serendipity engines
Opium That was the word that appeared in my Readwise summary this morning. The summary’s an email which presents me with passages or — in this case — single words that I’ve highlighted in books, articles, tweets, and that sort of thing. Up until yesterday, I’d regarded these emails as an annoyance. When I first signed up for Readwise, they’d…
How do I describe… ?
How do I describe the way the light – muted white, green, red, yellow and blue – played across the set? Like a Dan Flavin piece, one gifted its colour to the other, marking the shift of time, shaping something new. Then what about that triangle? Or the square, circle and line that were the…