Sunday, June 17, 2007

5 things • lien botha

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.

3/ cinema

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.