Initial Thesis Abstract: Please Complete the Form…

The administration of life is an ignorable, yet undeniably present factor in the contemporary narrative. The methods and environments of this necessity are so banal and so innocuous that they do not merit any sincere interest, that is, beyond general frustration and often mutual distrust. However, how and where we administer and are administered to… Continue reading Initial Thesis Abstract: Please Complete the Form…

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A Perfectly Imagined Ruin

    “I knew that good like bad, becomes a routine, that the temporary tends to endure, that what is external permeates to the inside, and that the mask, given time, comes to be the face itself.” [1] When Marguerite Yourcenar wrote the above in 1951 she was referencing the personal struggle of a man… Continue reading A Perfectly Imagined Ruin

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The Accidental Iconoclasts

Paper Ruins and Plastic Salvation “Art cannot be criticized because every mistake is a new creation”: this is the poster-dogma of self named street artist “Mr. Brainwash” for his first UK show, a reinvention of his premier show in L.A., Life is Beautiful (Old Sorting Office, New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury, London). Initially the spray painted… Continue reading The Accidental Iconoclasts

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The Rough and Tumble Adventures of the Kodachrome Kid

Scenes in America Deserta (1982) is not quite a novel, not quite a drama, definitely not a travel guide, really not quite an anything. The only close comparison might be the origin of the title, Charles Doughty’s Travels in Arabia Deserta (1888). However, where Doughty’s prose is insistently archaic, even by Victorian standards, Reyner Banham’s is… Continue reading The Rough and Tumble Adventures of the Kodachrome Kid

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Molly McCormick

Molly McCormick is a native of the United States and received her Bachelors of Architecture from Philadelphia University in 2009. Prior to attending the Architectural Association, she worked for the US General Services Administration in the Public Buildings Service. Her other work includes construction at the Habitat for Humanity Global Village site in Kaoma, Zambia as well as various projects in private sector… Continue reading Molly McCormick

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