Kim Gordon has been making music for thirty years. Still, when she blesses hordes of ecstatic young people in a Berlin gay bar with the neck of an electric guitar (almost taking out the chandelier in the process) – it is easy to understand why so many people… Read More >
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The color blue; emotive, vivid, royal. In physical form it becomes highly powerful, and manifested in the form of a crown issued postage stamp it is literal royalty. The ‘Mauritius Blue’ is one of the world’s most (in)famous stamps. Colored by tale, colonialism and history, last at sale in 2007 it reached £1,053,090 and continues to be heralded as… Read More >
Last summer I walked into the big public reading hall of the Asiatic Society of Bombay. I had to struggle through flooded streets. The sole person in rubber boots, I climbed up the entry stairs of the sublime columned hall; these stairs had transformed into a waterfall. Behind a sort of school desk, two custodians were deep in conversation—