The Verge covers Philip Bloom’s short film on Johannesburg’s most iconic residential tower. Johannesburg’s Ponte Tower was built in 1975 as a monument to luxury. The enclosed space at the center of the cylindrical apartment block was to house shops and a dry ski slope; some of its apartments were three stories tall and came with inbuilt hot […]

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Filippo Tommaso Marinetti was a man of inherited wealth, artistic vision, controversial political views, and a well-curled mustache. His “Futurist Manifesto” is an outlandish and entertaining document that would be difficult to parody. via Remembering Futurism — Who Needs Art? — Medium. I have been fascinated by Marinetti for a long time. I am not […]

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As you might know, PD loves us some Fred Mutebi, Uganda’s print-maker extraordinaire. Fred’s camp just sent us a press release to let us know that Fred and the Let Art Talk crew will participate in this year’s WorldFest 2008 in Addison, TX. If you are in the area and would like to check out […]

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