Miscellaneous (15)

The Real Castaways

The Real Castaways: True Stories Of Being Stranded On A Deserted Island Could a boat license have helped these people? To many of us city dwellers, the idea of fending for ourselves sans Google, cell phones and hot water is hardly even fathomable. The need to stretch…

This Ship Isn't Sinking

This Ship Isn't Sinking: Love Love by Julien Berthier Love-love is the permanent and mobile image of a wrecked ship that has become a functional and safe leisure object. Source: Julien Berthier "Love Love" is perhaps one of Julien Berthier's more unusual sculptural installations. the floating sculpture is…

History’s Great Mythical Sea Monsters

Generally, the advancement of science leads to the dispelling of myth. It turns out the Sun is not actually Apollo riding his chariot across the sky after all. But it was only really in the 19th century that palaeontology took off and brought the domain…