“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

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Gideon Koppel Movie

At the Royal College of Art, November 3. With music by Aphex Twin. It's a documentary about a small Welsh town. From the New York Times:

For all his evident love of Trefeurig, he keeps viewers at arm’s length from its inhabitants and their lives. We see them doing quotidian tasks or dwarfed by the landscape, yet we’re not privy to their inner lives.

They couldn't have sold it better! Count me in! 

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