Extraordinary photos of young hitchhikers and freight train hoppers by Mike Brodie
Mike Brodie (tumblr | facebook) first began photographing in 2004 when he was given a Polaroid camera. Working under the moniker, The Polaroid Kidd, Brodie spent the next four years circumambulating the U.S. amassing an archive of photographs that would go on to make up one of the few, true collections of American travel photography. Having never undergone any formal training, he chose to remained untethered to the pressures and expectations of the art market.
Ismail Bahri - Blood Ink (2009)
Tiny, careful droplets of black ink “drawing” the pores and wrinkles of the artist’s subjects, like traces of time. (x)
These photos of tulip fields in Holland create beautiful aerial imagery. Sometimes things feel incredibly chaotic, but taking a step back and looking at it from a different perspective can show the order, calm, and beauty that exists.
»no thanks« by e.e. cummings (+)
shape poem in the form of a funeral urn dedicated to 14 publishers who rejected his book.
I love him.
No one wishes to be ‘rescued’ with someone else’s beliefs. Remember your task is not to convert anyone to anything, but to help the person in front of you get in touch with his or her own strength, confidence, faith, and spirituality, whatever that might be.
—The Tibetan Book of Living And Dying (via samsaranmusing)"
One of these photos was taken in 1965 and the other last night. Not much has changed: #BrooklynProtest
Via Occupy Wall Street