“If, cruel, it does not invite us to die in ravishment, art at least has the virtue of putting a moment of our happiness on a plane equal to death.” – The cruel practice of art
Some Belgian friends of friends, who have opened an art space called King Kong in Joburg in an old factory, bought these guys, Maak’s Spirit, over from that country to SA recently … they played for four days, every day and every night, for hours, before returning. I only saw one gig, wish I had seen more .. they warp reality with their genius ..
Lisa Hannigan performing her song “Passenger” outside Graywhale store in Salt Lake City, Utah, 11/2/09. Credits to Kyle M.
“Walking ’round Chicago I have smuggled you as cargo
Though you are far away unknowing
By the time we get to Salt Lake, I have packed you in my suitcase
Ironed the creases from my own remembering…”