May 30, 2004


Undercurrent returns after a brief hiatus with some typically excellent posts. One on Jacques Tati and the photography of Gursky as practicioners of 'subrealism'; and another which sets k-punk to rights. Actually, that's way too reductive an account of a post which embraces, with grace and eloquence, art, philosophy, blogging, friendship and strategies for living.

(Don't know why I'm recommending Undercurrent really, because I assume that, by now, you're going there automatically.)

But it sure is quiet round here: what with Luke in NZ, Matt Woebot off in Italy, Simon R in the treatment room with an injured thumb (no kidding), and Penman apparently really gone for good this time (but I'll never forget)....

At least Sean is on fine form....

Posted by mark at May 30, 2004 09:06 PM | TrackBack

How did simon injure his thumb (or shouldn't we ask). obviously unless he normally types with it, it's not a realistic excuse. & what's happened to Marcello, too ?

Posted by: undercurrent at May 30, 2004 10:35 PM

and props to you for showing love for somebody who has indeed been ripping it up of late

Posted by: Rob at June 1, 2004 02:16 AM

Marcello's back to castigate me (by implication); actually, Marcello's current rate of production is pretty fast. When he was doing Church of Me he would only post once a week, max.

On Simon's injury: he says it's reduced him to one-finger typing. (Just try touch-typing without yr thumb, it's surprisingly difficult.)

Posted by: mark k-p at June 1, 2004 04:49 PM

I agree crumbling loaf is excellent - witty and troubled, sad and cheerful. And has had a lot of sensible things to say in the past about the repugnancy of the 'art scene' (esp. in london, naturally)

Posted by: undercurrent at June 1, 2004 10:56 PM

albeit he may be slightly over-simplifying the matter with his latest comment above...

Posted by: undercurrent at June 1, 2004 11:22 PM

Glad, you like Sean's stuff; I love it. Completely unlike any other blog. Like a sitcom in blog form.

Posted by: mark k-p at June 2, 2004 04:16 PM