Weir’s tender, often uncomfortably vulnerable personal work is currently on exhibit at the FOAM Museum in Amsterdam. Titled “Boundaries,” the solo show features a selection of the 28 year old’s magazine portraiture alongside documentary photos taken during travels to conflict zones, including those she took on the border between Jerusalem and the West Bank when visiting Israel with her sister in 2012. “I’d known a little bit about the wall but hadn’t seen anything that so obviously described the state of the world, how dark it can be,” she says.
21st March 2012Fact: Rockers The Flaming Lips have teamed up with pals like Yoko Ono, Nick Cave and KE$HA to record a special new album for next month’s (Apr12) Record Store Day. The band’s collaborations will feature on The Flaming Lips Heady Fwends. Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Erykah Badu, Jim James and Bon Iver also hit the studio with Wayne Coyne’s band to record tracks for the album..
The Fulcrum 9 LED Tap Light is a super low cost style of lighting. It install easily on the bottom of counters and cabinets, and you turn it on by simply tapping the bottom. These guys are battery powered, so there’s no wiring to deal with. She would bring him to the office. He was just a lovely little child. He used to love Spider Man and the girls would fawn over him in the office and color with him..
There was something seriously wrong. In her book, written in an arresting voice that captures the innocence of a child, without being at all twee, Owen’s description of their White’s Villas house in Dalkey is only the start of the horror. She describes a dirty, dark house, with blankets nailed up over the windows, a toilet bucket spreading stink everywhere, and a large family wilfully neglected by parents who spent their money on drink and their energy on keeping their kids quiet and scared.
We get the backdrop for this story in verses 1 4 which tell us that Herod had recently been on a rampage, and the Apostle James had been killed by the sword of Herod. This murder so pleased the people that Herod decided throwing Peter in prison would really make them appreciate him. But he didn’t just throw him into a cell like any other prisoner, he assigned four squads of soldiers to keep watch over him until after passover when it would then be acceptable to the Jews to deal with Peter properly..
I was uplifted by the fact that this year TMs conference attracted the most number of female attendees for any Gnomedex. Why? Stories, Pirillo told me, as we were listening to Amber Case, a cyber anthropologist, share strangely alluring tales about human beings and prosthetic culture. Putting the word human TM in there was like, Oh, so it TMs not a geek TMs conference as much as it is about people, TM said Pirillo..