Sunday, December 31, 2006

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Lustmord als Deutungsmuster

Artefacts on show for a 24-hour lecture by Maren Hoffmeister at Ballhaus Ost in Berlin. 19 apr 2006
She read her complete book 'Lustmord' als Effekt dispositiver Sexualentwürfe historischer Diskursgemeinschaften. I made a soundtrack for a performance by Maren that never happened, it might end up somewhere sometime....

Am I not Farang?

A headless Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand. 26 dec 1999
I waited for several seconds. The spasmodic movements ceased. The face relaxed, the lids half closed on the eyeballs, leaving only the white of the conjunctiva visible, exactly as in the dying whom we have occasion to see every day in the exercise of our profession, or as in those just dead.

Monday, December 18, 2006

I Wish I Could Die

Minimal Art made from broken tiles from his bathroom by Martin Maloney at the time of his death in his studio in Antwerpen, Belgium. 20 nov 2003

Am I not Farang?

A knock-out victory in Muay Thai at Ratchadamnoen Stadium, Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue, Bangkok, Thailand. 02 jan 2000

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Do You Take No for an Answer?

Some department at the Dongyue Miao temple in Beijing, China. 04 oct 2005
1. To defecate in.
2. To tease or try to deceive.
1. Excrement.
2. The act or an instance of defecating.
3. shits Diarrhea. Used with the.
a. Something considered disgusting, of poor quality, foolish, or otherwise totally unacceptable.
b. A mean or contemptible person.
5. A narcotic or intoxicant, such as marijuana or heroin.
6. Things; items.
7. Foolish, deceitful, or boastful language.
8. Insolent talk or behavior.
9. Trouble or difficulty.
10. A small or worthless amount.

Gimme the Meat

A sold out 'fresh' meat shop in Hong Kong. 10 jul 2003

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Only Living Witnesses

Audio cables on a Lunar Bender night as the only living witnesses of the first Bum Collar recording session at The Sweatshop in Antwerpen, Belgium. 31 may 2006

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

I'm Waiting for the Man

Stretchers in the first-aid room of a doctor in the museum village next to the Tunnel Warfare Museum of Jiaozhuanghu, China. 23 oct 2005

Down, Down, Deeper & Down

A figure detail from the diorama 'Plunge' by Ferdinand Hodler in the Alpines Museum in Bern, Switzerland. 28 jan 2005
Taking his theme from the triumph and tragedy in the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865, Hodler created two gigantic dioramas in 1865 and 1894 measuring 7,25 x 4,35m each for the World's Fair in Antwerp. They are a symbolic representation of human fate in general.
On 23 dec 2006 Bum Collar will play @ the Dampfzentrale in Bern, Switzerland.

We're Having a Rainstorm, a Tropical Rainstorm

Sheltering for a tropical rainstorm at Newton Circus Food Court in Singapore. 24 jan 2004

The Truth is Out There

Crossed out windows in Zone City, Antwerpen, Belgium. 13 sep 2001

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Thursday, December 07, 2006

I Wish I Could Die

An abandoned shack next to the railway track in Mirwart, Belgium. 29 sep 2002
Le train international Milan-Bruxelles a déraillé le 9 mars 2000 vers 18h30 à la hauteur de Mirwart.

Out in the Real World

A monk flagging down a taxi in Little India, Singapore. 30 jul 2003

What We Talk About

Two chairs at a table in a bedroom in an abandoned castle near Antwerpen, Belgium. 08 mar 2005