Travel: Where do you dream of going? We value chance and change and find this in neighborhoods, cities, journeys, destinations, and wandering.

Gypsies, Fleas & Trashpickers

Just beyond the northern city limits, a twenty-minute trip outside Paris takes you to Saint-Ouen. On a Saturday morning, you emerge from le metro confines into crowds hawking fake bags, watches, sneakers, and the fabulous flavor of illicit urban...
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This Is Not Your Life

Let’s rearrange the messiness of our lives to be like a set: color-coded and choreographed, staging our mistakes to music and tragedies with deliberate visual design. We will always have soft light and enter on queue from stage right. Our daily...
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Passing Through

The process of passing through from one place to another. From one condition to another. Transit. A corridor. A portion or selection. Passage. The idea of passage is a preoccupation for me. Passage is the act directly before change, before...
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Nadja State of Mind

André Breton, French Surrealist author and poet, in his 1928 novel Nadja begins,"Who am I? If this once I were to rely on a proverb, then perhaps everything would amount to knowing whom I 'haunt.'" ...
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Love Song for the Homesick

Hotel Amour: bring me your worn leather jackets, tired model legs, subtle designer dark circles, and spiked loafers, your 50s shaved temples and side swoops, black bucket bags, and cheekbones. Welcome. Flow over my doorstep like autumn Paris...
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La Pluie

I spent a rainy evening watching people walk by under my window, looking down on their umbrellas and footsteps peeking out in turn from under, listening to les rumeurs de la ville drift up to me. ...
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Marcher avec vos Fantômes

The intensity of city life demands that you commit to it fully, embrace it wholly - its corners, its characters, its comedy - letting its life become yours and yours its, in a kind of noisy, concrete, stop-and-go symbiotic urban relationship. I...
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Searching for Symbol

So a Symbolist and a Decadent walk into a bar. The Decadent drew a sketch on the bar napkin for the Symbolist… Don’t know that one? Imagine that. I very much wish I was clever enough to make up the rest of the joke, but even if I was, I’m...
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Wheels Up

Au revoir Kabul and onward to Paris! From a dusty airport in the mountains to the florescent beep beep beep of Duty Free in Istanbul, as much as I travel I will never get used to the disorientating feeling of rapid change. ...
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The Gift of Good

Girls love gifts. Good gifts remind us of a special event or were given to us by a special person. The great ones are both. And the best ones come in multiples. ...
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