On this subject, lately I've become obsessed with personal libraries and archives, both physical and digital. I don't have a grand thesis yet, but there's something to the role an individual's practice of collecting and curating can lead to a distributed system of stored knowledge, particularly in arenas traditional institutions miss, but even just as a caretaking mentality, library as practice
An underrated feature of physical books is how through used bookstores, estate sales, etc., they flirt with being a form of temporally resilient communal resource.
I have a couple books that are in their fifth century of life. They are not expensive or rare, just sets of words that have had 400+ years of people using them, kept in good shape and passed from caretaker to caretaker ("owner" isn't the right word in this case. I am caretaking for it. We are all librarians)
Started work today on the design for a little Boolean logic gate drum sequencer, inspired by #orca and how much fun I had years ago building physical analog logic gates that could be connected by patch cables. This is just a mock-up drawing, wanted to figure out the look first, but working on it :)
Author of the novel Echo of the Boom
Experimenting with music, technology, and dance <3
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