Dutch workplace safety posters were pretty amazing. Here’s a short archive of them.
British Space Group announces a very fine new record that I got an advance listening of. Sitting with it is like sitting in an endless moment at the end of a dream, and I like it very much.
“There is a Shinto myth called kotodama that implies there are divine powers in the Old Japanese language—koto meaning “speech” or “word” and dama meaning “soul” or “ghost.” In this cosmogony, different words were believed to contain different qualities: a positive word could bring positive spirits and a negative word could wake up the demons inside. Practitioners of Shinto would erase loanwords from Chinese during their rituals to make their prayers as linguistically “pure” as possible.”
From a Julia Kornberg review of SCATTERED ALL OVER THE EARTH by Yoko Tawada.
Debora Lombardi taking UV photography to new places.