Here’s the set we built for Daft Punk’s Grammy performance tonight.
Tino Schaedler and Optimist Design teamed up with Daft Arts to create this amazing mid-century modern design set. Check out the old school audio equipment integrated into the set. Very cool. The recording booth is patterned after the “Mother” space craft control room from the movie Alien. The robots gold mirror mixing console actually worked and was played live.
(set construction and prop fabrication by Vision Scenery)
— - Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale. (think about it)
— Thomas Sowell
— C.S. Lewis
n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate…
— Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes, Edith Grossman translation
— William H. Walton
Nihil sapientiae odiosius acumine nimio
(Nothing is more hateful to wisdom than excessive cleverness)"
— Attributed by Poe to Seneca - was not found in Seneca’s known work. It is from Petrarch’s treatise “De Remediis utriusque Fortunae”. Poe probably took the reference from Samuel Warren’s novel, Ten Thousand A-Year.
A pencil point that may have an unfathomable debut, acting as a God that births a new universe, a new moment in time, with the hopes of new life, and new emotions, and new art, and potential conversations about science, such as this?
To hope, my friends. And perspective…… arcane awareness of our place in space time may humble one into unfettered happiness.
my life changed forever when i found out the word “slang” was actually slang for “shortened language”
Just signed up for Spotify- Let’s start this shit up.
- “I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.”— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray