The Symbolic Lana Del Rey
thoughtsie: First please enjoy with me the music video in question: Young and Beautiful First and immediate impression while watching it this afternoon, despite being completely brain dead from finishing finals, it jumps out at you that she is wearing the gem tear drops a la Lil Wayne: What gives? Did she recently kill someone? Just get back from prison? No? You sure? Alright so does...
Most of the writers I know are weird hybrids. There’s a strong streak of...– David Foster Wallace (via beautyisanillusion)
evoleur: [AGGRESSIVELY PROCRASTINATES FOR THREE HOURS ON SOMETHING THAT COULD HAVE BEEN FINISHED IN 30 MINUTES] More like 8 hours
POLYCHROMED CAST IRON WHEEL BOOK PRESS; height: 15... →
thoughtsie: any generous souls out there want to invest in my new found book making obsession and get me this gorgeous press so I can continue compulsively creating handmade books? please and thank you?!?
If owning a gun and knowing how to use it worked, the military would be the...– A Short Post on Rape Prevention (via howtodresswell)
Wearing a hijab isn’t inherently liberating – but neither is baring one’s...– Sara Yasin, “On Both Sides, a Weak Vision of Feminism,” NYT Debate: Is the Hijab Worth Fighting For? (via muslimwomeninhistory)
Finals: A Timeline
roaringstate: The night before the exam: 20 minutes into studying: A few hours into studying: An hour before the exam: A minute before the exam: 5 minutes into the exam: Walking out of the exam: When you get your grade back:
Reading Is Sexy by Nico Lang →
You’ve all had that moment. You’re on the train, coming home from a long, frustrating day at work or that night class you regret taking. You’re slumped over your seat listening to Alt-J or the new Yeah Yeah Yeahs single. You look around you at the faint squalor of the train; the lights on this car seem set to perpetual gray dusk, a metaphor for your mood you don’t appreciate. But then you look...
If you want to write, don’t err by setting the bar too low. Maybe you want to...– Mary Karr (via explore-blog)
richadabitcha: Every day I’m like ill wake up early tomorrow and do my hair/makeup but its been over 6 months and it has yet to happen
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold;...– Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (via faintsmiles)
When I was a little girl, growing up in france, my mother worked sewing...– Louise Bourgeois ” Sunday Afternoons” (via fromasecondstory)
There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described.– Garry Winogrand (via bagelsandbeatles)
Interesting Opportunity to put your work in MOMA.
Call for Submissions:
Make a One-Minute Abstract Video for MoMA's PopRally
POSTED BY: PopRally MoMA | Wed Mar 13th, 2013 10:06 a.m.
LOCATION: The Museum of Modern Art
0 PopRally Presents ABSTRACT CURRENTS
AN INTERACTIVE VIDEO EVENT SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013
8: 00 P.M.–11:00 P.M.
MoMA CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! In conjunction with the exhibitions Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925 and Abstract Generation: Now in Print, PopRally invites you to channel your own ideas of the abstract through video! Create a one-minute video exploring abstract forms of any kind, then follow the directions below to upload it to our dedicated Vimeo group. Use a camera, use your phone, or use an app. The videos will be played on various screens and projections in MoMA's lobby and on the Marron Atrium walls during a special party on Sunday, April 7. Dream Pop queen Tamaryn will DJ the event, providing a hypnotic soundtrack to the collectively built abstract videoscape. To submit your video and have it shown at the event: -Sign in to your Vimeo account or create a new account at vimeo.com. You must comply with the Vimeo Terms of Service. -Go to the event group page at vimeo.com/groups/PopRallyAbstract and join! -Go to "Upload a Video." For help with uploading, please visit the Vimeo Helpcenter. -Add your video to the "PopRallyAbstract" group.
The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 1
Dwelling on negative events can increase levels of inflammation in the body, a...– New research confirms what we already know about the physical effects of optimism and pessimism. (via explore-blog)