Claire Loves The City

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Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit, all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art is the sound of things going out of control, of a medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart. The distorted guitar sound is the sound of something too loud for the medium supposed to carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy film, of bleached-out black and white, is the excitement of witnessing events too momentous for the medium assigned to record them.

Brian Eno, A Year With Swollen Appendices (via fleurlungs)

arabellesicardi, tagging you because I just feel like this relates to robot blogging somehow.

i reblogged this about 2 years ago ahaha. this was a formative thought about girlmonstering actually. everything in the world is exactly the same.

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The average patient with a jaw disorder has seen several different doctors, most of whom had divergent opinions, and is still seeking relief after undergoing a variety of failed treatments. Often, friends and family members do not understand the pain and misery patients are enduring, because they look ‘normal.’ Too many patients with these problems are dismissed by their doctors as being ‘just stressed out.’
James L. Guinn, in the foreword of The TMJ Healing Plan by Cynthia Peterson

Filed under also my photo was next to that paragraph kidding but wow