‘Cuts in Culture: The impact on creativity conference’. BAFTA, London, 11 May 2011. Report from the recent conference held in London.
In Praise of Shadows (1933) by the Japanese author, Tanizaki, is a lament of living with modern artificial illumination, of missing deep shadow and the profound experience of being a being in half-light. In bright light everything becomes homogenized, corporate, and possesses a ubiquitous sameness (political passivity). Tanizaki proposes how natural light and deep shadow … Continue reading The Stag and Hound