Werckmeister Harmonies | Béla Tarr, 2000
Tom Hiddleston is set to star in the Ben Wheatley-directed film High-Rise, based on the book by J.G. Ballard. The story centers around a luxurious building isolated from the rest of the community, whose tenants start resorting to desperate measures after living conditions slowly deteriorate and cabin fever sets in. It’s a study on human behavior and the degradation of society when everyone is out for themselves.
Kamala Khan + Possitive experiences about her culture/religion
This is so important, in my opinion. Because it’d be very easy for Marvel to have a Muslim character rebelling against a traditionalist culture and just putting it as retrograde or closed off… but instead we see Kamala slowly learning the balance between who she wants to be and what she believes in… and we get to see how her believes have shaped her into the hero she now is.
Érik Desmazières, The Library of Babel (Aquatints and etchings), 1941.
Journalist and artist Shirin Barghi has created a gripping, thought-provoking series of graphics that not only examines racial prejudice in today’s America, but also captures the sense of humanity that often gets lost in news coverage. Titled “Last Words,” the graphics illustrate the last recorded words by Brown and other young black people — Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and others — who have been killed by police in recent years.
ten-volume Edgar Allan Poe set in Strand’s rare book room.