Thoughts from my daily life
I post notes about imaginaries, music, photography, technology, my travels & everything else that comes to my mind. Posts are not necessarily connected to my work.
During my latest trip to New York, I went up to the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center. While waiting in line, I looked up and took this shot with my iPhone. Among an amazing view to start the day, I enjoyed a few other of my favourite perks walking around town.
My new phone: Motorola Razr V3i. The battery is good for many days but I don’t get how I could have used it’s UI for years without going crazy. And I clearly remember it being one of the better ones. Well anyway, … it will do just fine whenever I want to be less smart on the go.
THE NEW LEICA Q – THE UNVEILING OF LEICA INNOVATION by JAY CASSARIO The Leica Q is the newest compact camera manufactured by Leica in Wetzlar, Germany. It comes with a fixed Summilux 1.4/28mm lens, a full frame 24mp sensor and a built-in electronic viewfinder. I just tried it for a few minutes at the local Leica store in Hamburg, but as far as I can tell, it’s awesome. I really like the feel and build quality of the camera. I […]
I went to a book reading event during the Altonale Festival at the Stilwerk in Hamburg where Friedrich Liechtenstein was reading from his book “Super: Mein Leben”. The long standing experimental artist, comedian and musician reached mass audience popularity with an advertising campaign by EDEKA called “Supergeil” in 2014. A year later, EDEKA produced a second ad with Friedrich Liechtenstein called “Mann zieht blank” which was significantly less successful, but still quite entertaining. It has been removed from the official […]
The artists of rAndom International created a pretty impressive “rain room” at London’s Barbican arts center in 2012, incorporating 3d tracking cameras and a water management system to keep any visitor dry while walking through the rain. “Rain Room is a hundred square metre field of falling water through which it is possible to walk, trusting that a path can be navigated, without being drenched in the process. As you progress through the space the sound of water and a suggestion […]
urban-storytelling: Urban Storytelling – stories for us by us I am working on topics surrounding urban storytelling in a research group. Any insights and actual research cases will be posted on urban-storytelling.com in the future.