"I don’t want to die in a language I can’t understand."
Jorge Luis Borges
"One of these days, I’m going to publish a book of all the pictures I did not take. It is going to be a huge hit."
I photographed him at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam listening to Femke, but developped the film with too little developer *!^%#…
SHINYA KIMURA - “Motorcycle Mechanic”
City Whispers: Philadelphia, 1983, Ray K. Metzker
Ray K. Metzker, who broke ground in the 1950s and ’60s with bold, graphic, and technically ambitious black-and-white cityscapes, died last thursday, october 9th, at a Philadelphia nursing home after suffering poor health for several years. He was 83.
Louis Faurer (photo and quote)
My first peek in the heart of my machine, we’re getting to know eachother… Blew the head gasket, fixed it myself with help from Hak. Turned out to be not such a big deal as I expected.
Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
Read the article “40 portratits in 40 years”, about Nicolas Nixon and The Brown Sisters, by Susan Minot on The New York Times website.
Adam Savage in an article on Wired.
Self Portrait, New York, 1976.
"There is a kind of visual thinking that goes on that is without words and not just words spoken but not even words in ones head. Most people think thinking has to do with words, this little voice in your head, but there is a visual thinking that doesn’t have that."