Monday, October 24, 2005

meta things

What counts as wonder? Traditional esoterica remains a popular theme (you can look for anything, anywhere, if that's what you're determined to do), but the web also supplies us with contemporary esoterica, an emerging strand of visual culture that attempts to reconcile the immense realm of consumption and identity through curating, collecting, presenting, ensuring that objects set up a constant loop of feedback between memory and the present ...From the sublime to the ridiculous, or as Borges once noted, 'There is a kind of lazy pleasure in useless and out-of-the-way erudition.'

things on the web

also, the Walkey magazine on (pundit) blogs, citj v. proj - it's all about bonding...
Quiggin via barista

As for wikis - perhaps one day soon wikipedia will corner the market in the collecting and curating of the random and esoteric. Not only is it link central inc but dynamic, so the bonding can roll on.

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