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Prince or Captain Constantine was, according to legend, forcibly tattooed by Burmese or Chinese tattoo artists. The tattoos “consisted of 388 symmetrically arranged and closely interwoven images that covered his entire body, including his face, eyelids, ears, and penis. The designs, according to his publicity, consisted of crowned sphinxes, dragons, serpents, monkeys, elephants, leopards, tigers, lions, panthers, gazelles, cats, crocodiles, lizards, eagles, storks, swans, peacocks, owls, fishes, salamanders, men and women, fruit, leaves, and flowers. Most of them were quite small but exceptionally exact in their detail.” (via)
Michael Gira - Hedi Slimane
Claire’s Knee dir. by Eric Rohmer, 1970.
Ballad of the sunburnt gringo…
I would post more photos from my time in the Chilean forests, dunes and beaches here, but to be honest I’m a crap photographer until I get very lucky… maybe more soon.
a modern-day whitman
En la biblioteca de la Ciudad Abierta, Ritoque Chile.
God Damn the Sun, Day Three. The coast of Chile has a huge hole in the ozone layer just overhead, gale force winds, a riptide that will carry you all the way to Easter Island and the constant possibility of earthquake. The nature is beautiful, but seldom kind…
I am currently visiting the experimental architecture community of Ciudad Abierta in Ritoque, Chile, exploring the sounds of the wind and sand of the dunes. I am also now an official sunburned-gringo-redneck…
Jackson Pollock seated by his car by Hans Namuth, 1951