“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Why Aren't You Here Doing This?

Namely, at the Whitechapel Gallery (great gallery) looking at the Hollow Earth by Emilija Škarnulytė and Tanya Busse. It's got the Arctic, it's got drills, it's got crystals. It's got ecological violence. It's got the absence of propaganda. In short, it's got dark ecology. And it's incredibly beautifully made. Lapidary is a word that comes to mind. Geological. What on earth else could one wish for?

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