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A pet is a protection against life’s insults, a defense against the world, the somewhat vain conviction of being truly loved, a way of being both less alone and more alone.
Roger Grenier, The Difficulty of Being a Dog  (translated by Alice Kaplan)
pacegallery:

Pace is pleased to present a retrospective of Zhang Huan’s work at Chesa Büsin in Zuoz, Switzerland from July 14 through August 31. Encompassing the past 20 years of Zhang Huan's career, the exhibition will explore themes of Buddhism, existentialism and the limits of the human body that have been central to his artistic practice since 1994.
Image: ”1/2 (Meat + Text),” 1998, chromagenic colour print.

pacegallery:

Pace is pleased to present a retrospective of Zhang Huan’s work at Chesa Büsin in Zuoz, Switzerland from July 14 through August 31. Encompassing the past 20 years of Zhang Huan's career, the exhibition will explore themes of Buddhism, existentialism and the limits of the human body that have been central to his artistic practice since 1994.

Image: ”1/2 (Meat + Text),” 1998, chromagenic colour print.

bicblau:

Házy Erzsébet (via Fortepan)

bicblau:

Házy Erzsébet (via Fortepan)

robertogreco:


A wish: to be a coyote (or small pack of them) in your museum, in your library, in your school, in your city, in your organization, in your [_______]. (image via womanhouse)

robertogreco:

A wish: to be a coyote (or small pack of them) in your museum, in your library, in your school, in your city, in your organization, in your [_______]. (image via womanhouse)

17. And then there’s the unintended assault on ocean dwellers by noisy navy sonar. The disorienting sound drives beaked whales to beach themselves, and it makes humpbacks extend the length of their songs by 29 percent.

18. To carry the same amount of information in a noisier environment, the whale songs have become more repetitive. Noise can be the nemesis of any signal.

20 Things You Didn’t Know About… Noise

landscape-stories:

LS 16 | Iran curated by Mohammadreza Mirzaei
Paolo Woods - Walk on my eyes
www.landscapestories.net

landscape-stories:

LS 16 | Iran curated by Mohammadreza Mirzaei

Paolo Woods - Walk on my eyes

www.landscapestories.net

Millions of tons. That’s how much plastic should be floating in the world’s oceans, given our ubiquitous use of the stuff. But a new study finds that 99% of this plastic is missing. One disturbing possibility: Fish are eating it.
If that’s the case, “there is potential for this plastic to enter the global ocean food web,” says Carlos Duarte, an oceanographer at the University of Western Australia, Crawley. “And we are part of this food web.”
suffusedwithmuses:

The name mantodea is formed from the Ancient Greek words μάντις (mantis) meaning “prophet”, and εἶδος (eidos) meaning “form” or “type”.

suffusedwithmuses:

The name mantodea is formed from the Ancient Greek words μάντις (mantis) meaning “prophet”, and εἶδος (eidos) meaning “form” or “type”.

I sing the mangy dog, the pitiful, the homeless dog, the roving dog. …I sing the luckless dog who wanders alone through the winding ravines of huge cities, or the one who blinks up at some poor outcast of society with its soulful eyes, as much as to say, ‘take me with you, and out of our joint misery we will make a kind of happiness.’
Baudelaire as quoted by Roger Grenier in The Difficulty of Being a Dog (translated by Alice Kaplan)