This group seeks to be an open door to unexpected opportunities. Do join us and let the sharing begin! 

Are we ready for life without books? The seminar will pool contributions from book publishers, designers and multimedia storytellers.

Ffrom 17th-25th September 2011 at University College London. 

IMPACT 7: Intersections & Counterpoints will focus on the multiple identity of the print, exploring the cross-disciplinary nature of printmedia internationally and in the context of the Asia-Pacific region. Printmedia will be explored as a heterogeneous, diverse and all pervading aspect of contemporary culture. Often located at the intersections of disciplines and media, it is also a powerful political vehicle, generating discourse and debate by virtue of its wide dissemination and ability to offer counterpoints to the norm.

In other words: this sounds awesome. 

Ortiz Ocampo writes: “What is really at stake here concerns the relationship between art and writing—a relationship that begs to be viewed broadly, and in such a way that we might consider the means, media, and channels through which writing on art circulates…”

How could I not recommend this essay?

My friend Angel Gil invited me to DJ Latin music tonight at the opening of the photography exhibition he put together with Helena Smith and Claire Boobbyer. It’s at the Rich Mix which is a really nice cinema and arts venue in Bethnal Green. I was told there would be nice mojitos! I’ll be playing classic Latin Jazz, son cubano, bugalú, clave y guaguancó…