In which he interpreted “The Laughing Heart”, a poem written by Charles Bukowski, and spoken by Tom Waits. This should have been an easy cut-and-paste video/text post on my Tumblr, where I usually store quick-strike things of interest and inspirational value. But part of the being of what has been a product of a Poetry class back in my Undergrad/University days just couldn’t let it go and be done with. The textual format just didn’t have a resounding echo to me as it should.
A part of me just wanted much more to come out of each line.1 “Much more,” but not too much; though I have always been intrigued with a little bit of concrete poetry.2
For the contest “Transformation: Vivre-Réagir“1, Julien Lassort and Matthieu Burlot explored the human face, the most exposed and personal part of the human body. Their dynamic portrayal of “1000 et une faces“2 is a mosaic of portraits and emotions that plays off of the power of faces seen close up. Julien Fargo composed the melody that encapsulates the film.
Diesel, “the Italian jeans, casuals and other clothing manufacturer”, has been promoting their “XXX Party” which will be launching on October 11, 2008. It will be held in 17 cities around the globe:Tokyo, Beijing, Dubai, Athens, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Milan, Munich, Paris, Oslo, Stockholm, Zurich, London, Sao Paolo, and New York.