south african photographer lien botha has made so many great projects...i'm a huge admirer of her work. learn all about five of her favorite things by reading on below. make sure you spend some time poking around her website here. and don't miss the previous posts about her here. also, for those of you in nyc, she currently has some work up at spanierman modern, so go check it out.
1/ arvo pärt
just discovered the music of this contemporary estonian composer.
2/ the karoo
visit this semi-desert region which forms the vast, silent, geographic heart of south africa at least twice a year in search of solitude.
the taviani brothers, wayne wang (smoke), wim wenders...
4/ w.g. sebald's last interview
one of my favorite authors, interview with maya jaggi. read it here.
5/ an exquisite garden
visit one, such as villa gamberaia (settignano, outside florence), in late summer.