Field Notes

In the years since New York magazine art critic Jerry Saltz began running his tremendously popular Facebook feed, he's made it a signal forum in the contemporary art conversation—a place where art-lovers (and haters) can gather around the tangy images he posts and kibitz

A first type of book is the root-book. The tree is already the image of the world, or the root the image of the world-tree. This is the classical book, as noble, signifying, and subjective organic interiority (the strata of the book).

Talking about bioluminescence, countless scientific studies and researches have been developed through time. Lately, the research field expanded to the domain of art for the endless wonder this phenomenon evokes. 

The Cyanometer was invented in 1789 by the Swiss physicist Horace-Bénédict de Saussure and German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, who used the circular array of 53 shaded sections in experiments above the skies over Geneva, Chamonix and Mont Blanc.

"The sun had not yet risen. The sea was indistinguishable from the sky, except that the sea was slightly creased as if a cloth had wrinkles in it.

Samurai’s ethics opposed to the delight of every single moment, pleasure and amusement.

Everyone recognises a line. It is the thing we draw in the sand, by which we discover the use of a stick, and on paper, to see the colour of a crayon. A line, like the thing that draws it, is a tool. We draw it in the skies with our aeroplanes. Our travel is traced by lines.

Anina and Brigham’s exhibition After Aeromancy, was an aftermath of the process of sky gazing. It is more an experiment than an exhibition, because it doesn't cease here as its final, resting spot.

What stands out in Nicolas Fojtu Desire Line is the concept of the sublime: it’s basically a Romantic idea that emerged in the search of  the new frontiers, new experiences, new territories and new identities.