Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Effects of Cancer and Chemo

The battle rages on, so close and yet so far to a potential end. Sometimes I feel like I can see the other side. It’s warm and the rays of the sun are poking through what has until now been the grayest of skies.

Right now, gray is fine, it suits my current mood. Sudden weather changes equal sudden mood swings. An effect of my own personal planet’s global warming.

Not a molecule has been untouched. Every cell has been layed to waste, only to struggle and rebuild itself just to go through the same process over and over again. No time for a sigh of relief.

A planet fighting to survive.

Fields of hair have been dried out, the landscape of the skin has been charred, burnt and cracked leaving exposed scars of a war still being fought. Underneath the soil, intravenous currents boil and bubble in a chemical reaction to the poison that they are constantly being fed.

The days and the months go by and the irony is that while the planet grows stronger, it becomes weaker.

Before, in the evenings, the moon would come out with an invitation to play in unison with it’s constellation of stars, staying up as late as the impending morning would allow. Those times are gone.

Night and day blur into one now, as the world spins out of control, trying to regain its balance on a different, unsteady axis.

Even time is different, no longer into blocks of 24 hours or 30 days, but divided in the space between earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

It remains uncertain what will happen once the dust settles.

One thing is clear now, an innocence was lost and never regained. The world forever changed.

Saturday, February 19, 2011


Captures my usual melancholy mood perfectly. Wish I could have this installation in my room but it wouldn't really go, nonetheless beautiful. By San Francisco based artist, Eibatova Karina.


A from Adam Weatherford on Vimeo.

A video by good friend Featherword, who also does the music for the vid. Oh life in SF! It truly can be dreamy.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Have Some Faith

Coming across this I felt like I should share it. Faith47 is a painter and street artist, who creates giant murals in Cape Town, South Africa. Some pretty impressive stuff, I must say.

On her website there are more samples of her work and some beautiful videos about her murals and life in an impoverished Cape Town. My favorite is this one, Epitaph.

epitaph from rowan pybus & faith47 on Vimeo.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

The National

New favorite band!

Minimalist Movie Posters

Found here. There are some pretty cool ones, I must say.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Bubble Boy

Me for the next few months. Also, an interesting photo series by photographer Alex Kisilevich.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Naked for Cancer

Not the biggest Adam Levine fan here. He does get points though, for raising awareness for testicular and prostate cancer through a hot ad for Everyman, a UK campaign website dedicated exclusively to male cancer.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Pier 24 Photography

Yesterday was a pretty good day. One of the adventures of the day was going with some friends to Pier 24. There's a relatively new art gallery there dedicated exclusively to photography. It's quite the visual feast as it's apparently one of the biggest spaces in the country dedicated only to photos. A must for anyone who is interested in this medium.

"Pier 24 was built in 1935, and is located just south of the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Vacant since 1980, the Pilara Foundation is the first to inhabit this historic space in nearly three decades. After two years of remodeling and improving the space, while retaining its original historic integrity, the Pilara Photographic Collection is now housed in the 28,000 square foot gallery warehouse. The design of the building straddles the line between storage and exhibition space, while maintaining an inherently gallery-like aesthetic. The scale of the space allows for the vast collection to be displayed with little restriction, and the location off the Embarcadero promenade, directly underneath the Bay Bridge, provides for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Bay. Pier 24 embodies respect for the original use and intention of the building, pays homage to a remarkable collection of photography, and reverence for the stunning landscape of the Bay Area."

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Morgan M. Morgansen’s Date with Destiny

A clever short film featuring Joseph Gordon Levitt, presented at last year's Sundance.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Get Some

Love this lady, love this song, love the video...can't wait for the new album.