“You are in an ecstatic state to such a point that you feel as though you almost don’t exist. I have experienced this time and again. My hand seems devoid of myself, and I have nothing to do with what is happening. I just sit there watching it in a state of awe and wonderment.
Stairwell in the Sciences Library at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. The contents page for Adrian Forty’s Concrete and Culture: A Material History. “Despite its ancient Roman origins, concrete is considered the ultimate modern material, used everywhere in construction today: the equivalent of three tonnes of concrete per person on the planet is
Theodore Sturgeon’s More Than Human and illustrations from the writings of Stafford Beer.
A cluster of children in matching outfits cycle joyously by the side of a lake in the Austrian Alps. Cut. A woman sits facing them in a horse-drawn carriage, gesturing, conducting, pointing at them with a whip. Cut. An aerial shot of a formal garden. They all dance in formation, singing… ‘DO(e) a deer a
A Leisure Complex. Published by Collective, Edinburgh, 2015. Designed by Peter Maybury. Images courtesy Peter Maybury. An existing building used as a staging structure. Performance as a container.