Month: May 2021


Let us never forget that while the Biblioteca Joanina in Portugal is not as jaw-droppingly unique as some of the other libraries we’ve named sprints after, it houses colonies of pipistrelle bats who come out at night, eat all the bugs, and help protect its ancient manuscripts from being destroyed by moths or worms or […]

Written by on May 21, 2021

Ceci n’est pas une game

“All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril. It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.”

Written by on May 14, 2021