Saturday, September 17, 2005

Universe revolved/foundphotos

This is totally cool. I hope to have more to say about it at some other point... I found it here -- an interesting site made by a guy I know, Rich from Grand Rapids. It's received a air amount of press attention , which is cool. But what's really cool is how the photos, which he swipes from people's photo files, taken as a whole, manage to avoid cynicism and banality. So even though there's a sense of voyeurism, and a lot of the photos are really just goofy and everyday, there's something about the de-contextualized archiving that works to...well I'm not sure yet, what or how it works, but my sense is that it somehow extnads our sense of collectivity. A big claim.

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