Charle Haden

Charlie Haden is no more. From the New York Times of Sunday 13 July, 2014: “Mr. Haden, who liked to say he was driven by concern for “the struggle of the poor people,” hardly restricted his opinions to the Liberation Music Orchestra. While playing a festival with Mr. Coleman in Lisbon, in 1971, he dedicated … [Read more…]

Time Lapse

Time-lapse by sergneri » Sun Nov 28, 2010 1:09 pm I’ve been fascinated by time-lapse photography since the days when the Wonderful World of Disney was the only color television show and they had these great nature films. You can see the films I’ve made over the last few weeks here http://www.sergneri.ch/weather_data/wd_index.html. Included here are … [Read more…]

Advertizing

I’ve loaded excerpts from John Berger’s “Ways of Seeing” , Jacques Ellul’s “The Technological Society” and Gary Panter’s very original “Rozztox Manifesto” to stimulate thinking about advertising and its effects on modern culture. In the use of the techniques of propaganda to sell products, ideas, and ways of life, we’ve allowed ourselves to be manipulated … [Read more…]