The Good Life was a popular British sitcom about a suburban couple who tried to escape modern life and go “back to the land” of Surbiton, South West London in which the “radical thinking” of the counter culture finds synergy with middle class (yuppie) Britain.

The Good Life was a popular British sitcom about a suburban couple who tried to escape modern life and go “back to the land” of Surbiton, South West London in which the “radical thinking” of the counter culture finds synergy with middle class (yuppie) Britain.

This month Ella Plevin lets matters ferment. The italicized passages are from the Brooks Haxton translation of Heraclitus’ Fragments.

 

 Really Useful Knowledge (Brook Andrew), Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2014 Photo: Joaquín Cortés & Román Lores / M.N.C.A.R.S

Really Useful Knowledge (Brook Andrew), Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2014

Photo: Joaquín Cortés & Román Lores / M.N.C.A.R.S

 Montez Press Radio photographed by Taylor Ervin

Montez Press Radio photographed by Taylor Ervin

A love letter to Montez Press Radio from Dean Kissick

Tired of all the GoT takes? For her May column, Ella dives into a fish tank and digs into mystical poetic botany in her mother's garden, the Black Forest and at the Serpentine's latest symposium. What is planted may never die. 

 Jan Vorisek

Jan Vorisek
RADIATORS IN THE SKY. Drone in the Park – Field Recordings and Feedback of the Sun, 2018

 

 

This month Ella Plevin slides her way in and out of “thin places” and finds that there’s plenty of nothing to think about (except the number sixty-four).  

 Salvator Mundi  auction at Christie's New York in 2017

Salvator Mundi auction at Christie's New York in 2017