Posts about art

Bird versus window

24 January 2015

Is it me or did a bird crash into this window? The smudges on the outside really suggest it. Fascinating stuff! Except for the bird, that is :)

The guy that took one picture of himself for 6 years

24 January 2015

Remember Noah Kalina, the guy who took a picture of his face for 6 and a half years? Well, he still continues to do it. I'm guessing he wants to have a complete record of what he looked like through all his life.

In his website you can see all the photos, by year. It's incredible that you can easily tell in which ones he was sick, just judging by his face :)

I really admire his strength of will, to be able to carry on with his project :)

Isn't music very similar?

23 January 2015

One thing that both annoys and amazes me is the limited number of chord combinations in most songs. It's extremely frequent to hear a musical composition and get that feeling that you heard it before. And we are probably right most of the times.

In the last AC/DC album there is a song entitled "Big Jack". As soon as i heard it i immediately recalled another song by a very polemic Portuguese singer from the the 80s: António Variações (look up his songs, they were pretty innovative back then,...

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