travel diaries _ paris _ all watched over by machines of loving grace.

paris holds a special soft spot in my heart, so when i was invited to speak at conference in february 2017, i said yes and booked the train tickets. it was good to meet my fried w. i spend a whole day at palais de tokyo, an exceptional place for modern art lovers like me. … Continue reading

an archive of feelings // navigating the space between us ⎜paris

visual diary 70 _ take my hand and let us run away

1_ flying in circles (notre-dame /paris) / 2_ i can see something you can’t see (palais de tokio /paris) / 3_ remembering the smell (paris) /4_ naked you (centre pompidou /paris) /5_ escape the city (vienna) / 6_ silence is gold (museumsquartier /vienna) today it’s the second anniversary of another visual diary – a very … Continue reading

travel diaries _ reaching the borderline

sometimes i am wondering. wondering about all these layers, all these places i visited, all the people who touched me somehow. i am wondering how time can pass by so fast and how we can hold the moment a little bit longer. i am wondering about how intense something can feel and how quickly it … Continue reading

visual diary 59 _ just burn the maps and go

somewhere in france on the train, february 2011 amboise, france, march 2011 paris, view from centre pompidou on a rainy day, march 2011 paris, view from le printemps on a sunny day, march 2011 …….. oh how i miss traveling – i am so glad that in the summer i will visit beloved places and … Continue reading

visual diary 57 _ love and other catastrophes

_ when i’m confused about my gender _ i always watch tv _ with love from paris _ ewe and me _ possible past _ where our lovestory ended _ hold me i found these and decided to put them here. it’s very different from what i do now. i will post pictures of my … Continue reading

visual diary 47_days like these

“anything that is not growing is dead.” “i’m changing ’cause it’s a natural way of life. who wakes up and is the same way tomorrow and the day after that?  nobody is.” “i don’t fit in a box. don’t try to put me in.” lauryn hill the black heart procession : it’s a crime i … Continue reading

visual diary 41_in_between

_ in between: __ bodies “You will want to know: How did we get used to things? What happend to our memories? Did Calliope have to die in order to make room for Cal? To all these questions I offer the same truism: it’s amazing what you can get used to. After I returned from … Continue reading

visual diary 38 _ put on your red shoes and dance

“what is this?” “oh, i’m not sure.” “maybe it’s the universe.” “then we should take care of it.” “what happens if i shake it?” david bowie : let’s dance

visual diary 36 _ au revoir/stories from the city _ two

more paris ♥ another favourite place: jardin des tuileries i spent a whole afternoon just hanging around there… i wanted to go to the louvre, but it was such a nice sunny afternoon. and there’s green without fenches… and so many people to observe. just laying down on the green, enjoying the sun, listening to … Continue reading

visual diary 34 _ au revoir/stories from the city _ one

paris in spring is amazing. i spent ten days in paris. ten days with my new camera diana mini. and today i picked the first photos up. my paris – here it begins. ♥ one of my favourite places in paris: centre pompidou. a center for culture and especial modern arts in the heart of … Continue reading

visual diary 30 _ we are all strangers in a strange land

: roundabout _ right in the middle of a time warp : : rainer maria rilke : das karussell/the carrousel : : massive attack : psyche : :::: we are all strangers in a strange land (called reality) :::: sometimes i love to abscond in my own world. to get lost in thoughts _ in … Continue reading

visual diary part 22 _ because the night

from somewhere to somewhere else Yesterday in the morning the crows danced one more time their strange dance in the sky. I was sitting in the train watching their mysterious fly in the rising morning sky. The train started to move and left the main stadion. Slowly the crows became littler and littler points in … Continue reading

visual diary part 21 – nothing would be better

radiohead: street spirit for me it’s one of the sadest radiohead songs. theres no hope, nowhere. but the same time it’s breathtaking. and the video is just perfect. cold war kids: hospital beds sitting in front of one of these damn wonderful sunsets on the beach with a glass red wine beside a friend listening … Continue reading

visual diary part 16 – interrogative

besides: week review and some art look at this beautiful illustration by fräulein zucker: we don’t want a piece of the cake. we want the whole bakery! i thought about these illustrations today while having a really weird discussion about the woman quota. the other person told me that we shouldn’t control the business concerns … Continue reading

visual diary part 12 – kingz, queenz and criminal queers

coco rosie – lemonade venus boyz (documentation about draq kings) p.s.: i couldn’t stop listening to this song today: the invisible – passion, it’s great isn’t it? p.p.s.: my typewritter behaved really bitchy today… i hope it’ll be in a good mood tomorrow.

visual diary part 9 – alles ist anders (everything is different)

i found this street art work at parisian metro. maybe for most of the people this looks like trash and there is no reason to pay any attention to destroyed ads. at least it’s difficult to pay any attention to something when you’re moving from a to b in a hurry in a flow of … Continue reading

visual diary part 7 – i was never the one you wanted me to be (but i wanted)

art and music are two things that touch my heart. they’re a part of  my everyday life. i love spending time with my headphones, my art books and i also love going to museums. it was fantastic to see all this great art at paris (and the very special architecture of the centre pompidou). it’s … Continue reading

visual diary part 5 – what comes on my mind when i think about you

when i was eight years old i started writing a diary just to have a space to keep my thoughts, secrets and anger. i wrote very irregular. looking at these pages today i would say: it was more a valve than a structered way to documente what was going on. between fourteen and eighteen writing … Continue reading

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