Are these your shoes?

Are these your shoes?

infinity-imagined:

The shadow of the Moon over the Pacific Ocean during the May 20th solar eclipse. 
Imaged by NASA’s Terra satellite.

infinity-imagined:

The shadow of the Moon over the Pacific Ocean during the May 20th solar eclipse. 

Imaged by NASA’s Terra satellite.

When I was just 5 or 6, I imagined my shadow lived a life all its own. While everone assured me it was a faithful mirror of the present, I would catch it changing out of the corner of my eye, always the reluctant slave, forced to move in a cruel pantomime of an unispired life. Worried it might abandon me, I tried to live in a more interesting way, to keep it entertained, but the truth is, I lacked the imagination, and soon feel into the same routines as before. It was only at the of the day, away from the sun’s unrelenting glare, that my shadow could breathe, freed at tlast to join a world just like itself. It was then, in the moments after twilight, it could find colidarity with everything that surrounded it. Celebrate the communion of the night. This is where my real personality was being made. While I lay asleep, and as I grew older it was difficult to shake the feeling that I was the one doing the following, my shadow’s shadow, made to feel as I moved through the world some king of connection between things which seemed so distant. The ancients hand a word for it, this dark feeling of unity, they called it…
darksilenceinsuburbia:

Maurizio Anzeri.
Opening at the A Palazzo Gallery inBrescia, Italy, this Thursday (15 December), the ‘MakeUp’ exhibition plays with both our quest for ideal beauty and drive to constantly change, retouch and customize things that already exist. Featured is work from a selection of artists including; Maurizio Anzeri, John Bock, Dr. Lakra, Lothar Hempel, Jamie Isenstein, Alan Reid, Markus Schinwald, John Stezaker, Sue Tompkins, Ryan Trecartin, Vedovamazzei and Francesco Vezzoli with the show being curated by Mariuccia Casadio. The 12 artists are showing unseen 2D and 3D portraits in which they have transformed and altered the aesthetics of a range of images of models and icons. (in http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/12217/1/maurizio-anzeris-makeup)

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Maurizio Anzeri.

Opening at the A Palazzo Gallery inBrescia, Italy, this Thursday (15 December), the ‘MakeUp’ exhibition plays with both our quest for ideal beauty and drive to constantly change, retouch and customize things that already exist. Featured is work from a selection of artists including; Maurizio Anzeri, John Bock, Dr. Lakra, Lothar Hempel, Jamie Isenstein, Alan Reid, Markus Schinwald, John Stezaker, Sue Tompkins, Ryan Trecartin, Vedovamazzei and Francesco Vezzoli with the show being curated by Mariuccia Casadio. The 12 artists are showing unseen 2D and 3D portraits in which they have transformed and altered the aesthetics of a range of images of models and icons. (in http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/12217/1/maurizio-anzeris-makeup)