Articles

Some of my writing on visual culture.

The Joy of a Round Photograph

November 18, 2016


The genius of Spectacles — and of simple complexity.






Brain-Eye Coordination

December 31, 2015


The mind’s puzzling insistence on the analogue.






The Triumph of the Portrait Format

November 27, 2015


Phones have changed the way photos are taken. Portrait now rules where landscape once reigned. And we’re stuck looking at a vertical world through horizontal screens.






You Can’t Take a Picture of the Northern Lights

November 5, 2015


Images of the Northern Lights lay the limits of photography brutally bare.






Embalmed Grandeur

September 30, 2015


Observations from Moscow.






The Terror and Delight of Cyrillic

August 19, 2015


It takes a while, but you can read it.






The Spaceship

March 10, 2014   ·   bulgaria,architecture,travel