Tweeting About Publics

(This post is about Michael Warner’s Publics and Counterpublics.) A few days ago I had a sort of a modest epiphany: some of the people I feel most connected with, most viscerally at ease “with,” are strangers that I’ve never met. More concretely, I often enjoy the company of people who I…

Deceiving with Color

Josef Albers’ book, Interaction of Color, is a record of an experimental way to teach and study color. Unlike other physical phenomena (e.g. sound), the measurement and perception of color, whether optical (light-based) or reflected (pigment-based), is subject of both psychic and physical deception, Albers argues. Color, as a medium…