user style: sam bayliss-ibram

A set of interviews which introduce different figures, exploring how they function as users, and the way network/digital culture impacts their lifestyles and work. In this first one, 22 year-old photographer Sam Bayliss-Ibram talks to Rosemary Kirton at about his

user style: sam bayliss-ibram

A set of interviews which introduce different figures, exploring how they function as users, and the way network/digital culture impacts their lifestyles and work. In this first one, 22 year-old photographer Sam Bayliss-Ibram talks to Rosemary Kirton at about his

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realism and schizophrenia: putting your best face forward

Kuwait City, 1999. Two dozen middle-schoolers juiced on ‘cocktails’ of kiwi, orange and apple swarm an Internet cafe. We squeeze two or three to a seat, group-typing uninformed allusions to sex in AOL chatrooms under absurd aliases. “I thought the

realism and schizophrenia: putting your best face forward

Kuwait City, 1999. Two dozen middle-schoolers juiced on ‘cocktails’ of kiwi, orange and apple swarm an Internet cafe. We squeeze two or three to a seat, group-typing uninformed allusions to sex in AOL chatrooms under absurd aliases. “I thought the

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the pleasures of being watched

On the recent premiere of The Real Housewives of Atlanta spin-off, Kandi’s Wedding, taking the same timeslot as its original, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker, then engaged and now married, flip through photos of when they first got together, on

the pleasures of being watched

On the recent premiere of The Real Housewives of Atlanta spin-off, Kandi’s Wedding, taking the same timeslot as its original, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker, then engaged and now married, flip through photos of when they first got together, on

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diaries

Loneliness is the deal. Loneliness is the last great taboo. If we don’t accept loneliness, then capitalism wins hands down. Because capitalism is all about trying to convince people that you can distract yourself, that you can make it better.

diaries

Loneliness is the deal. Loneliness is the last great taboo. If we don’t accept loneliness, then capitalism wins hands down. Because capitalism is all about trying to convince people that you can distract yourself, that you can make it better.

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gulf sounds

Joseph Koyippally’s English translation of writer Benyamin’s Goat Days (Aadu Jeevitham in Malayalam) arrived by post in the spring of 2012. Winner of the 2009 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, it was a work I had been desperate to read. When

gulf sounds

Joseph Koyippally’s English translation of writer Benyamin’s Goat Days (Aadu Jeevitham in Malayalam) arrived by post in the spring of 2012. Winner of the 2009 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, it was a work I had been desperate to read. When

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italy’s underground mosques

There are only three mosques in Italy. One in Sicily. One in Milan. One in Rome, which happens to be the biggest mosque in Europe. Financed by Saudi Arabia’s King Faisal, the Mosque of Rome’s vaulting interiors and 30,000-meter sprawl

italy’s underground mosques

There are only three mosques in Italy. One in Sicily. One in Milan. One in Rome, which happens to be the biggest mosque in Europe. Financed by Saudi Arabia’s King Faisal, the Mosque of Rome’s vaulting interiors and 30,000-meter sprawl

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searching for the carmathians

Black flags over the Shi’i village of A’ali Last month, I travelled to Bahrain with FiND in search of Ancient Arabia. More specifically I was looking for the Carmathians. Promisingly referred to as ‘those who took small steps’ or ‘those

searching for the carmathians

Black flags over the Shi’i village of A’ali Last month, I travelled to Bahrain with FiND in search of Ancient Arabia. More specifically I was looking for the Carmathians. Promisingly referred to as ‘those who took small steps’ or ‘those

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