· Blog | Art

Exteriors: Annie Ernaux and Photography

"Exteriors: Annie Ernaux and Photography" is a fascinating exhibition, which juxtaposes excerpts from Annie Ernaux’s book Journal du dehors (1993) with photographs from the collection of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie.
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Mexica at the Musée du quai Branly

"Mexica. Offerings and Gods at the Templo Mayor" is a fascinating, information dense exhibition at the Musée du quai Branly, which documents the results of fifty years of archaeological research at the site of the former Great Temple of the Mexica empire.
· Blog | Further Reading

Further Reading

Cubic millimetre of brain mapped in spectacular detail. Noise. The universe’s topology. Intrinsic simplicity of complex systems. How Einstein lost the battle to explain quantum reality. Collective intelligence. Survival of the nicest. Air pollution. Everyone’s a sellout now. And more.
· Blog | Film

Poor Things

I’m glad films like "Poor Things" are still being made. The production design is amazing as are the costumes. Unfortunately, like so many films these days, it is overlong. Had it been 30 minutes shorter I would probably have liked it better.
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Frans Hals at the Rijksmuseum

The Frans Hals retrospective at the Rijksmuseum brings together some of his best works. Frans Hals is best known for his loose, bold brushstrokes. Other than that there is little to say about his work.
· Blog | Further Reading

Further Reading

Claire Voisin on mathematical creativity. How the Big Bang got its name. The Vela supernova remnant. The miracle of modern chip manufacturing. The ‘Mother Tree’ idea is everywhere, but how much of it is real? Vladimir Nabokov. Michel Talagrand. Virginia Woolf. And more.