Beth, Week 2, A self-syllabus draft, random and unedited

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LITERATURE, VINTAGE
Samuel Beckett
- Krapp's Last Tape (A late evening in the future.)
- Waiting for Godot (A country road. A tree. Evening.)
- Endgame (Bare interior. Grey light.)
Raymond Chandler
Sinclair Lewis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Vita Sackville-West (The Garden, 1946)

LITERATURE, CONTEMPORARY
Working on it

MUSIC
Nick Cave
Blur
Cabaret Voltaire
Joy Division
Antony & the Johnsons
Blitzen Trapper
Led Zeppelin
The Staples
Earth, WInd, & Fire
Whatever makes me dance

CINEMA
Working on it

ARTISTS
Richard Wentworth
Tacita Dean ("The Russian Ending", 2001)
Madame Yevonde ("The Goddesses", 1935)
John Davies ("Agecroft Power Station, Salford", 1983)
Goerge Cruikshank cartoons
This list will be long

PLACES I HAVE BEEN THAT MEANT SOMETHING
Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Levens Hall
Westminster Abbey
Lacock Abbey
The Roman Forum
The Washington Monument
The Badlands, South Dakota

THINGS I HAVE SEEN THAT MEANT SOMETHING
Gallileo's middle finger (The Museum of the History of Science, Florence)
Camera obscura at Edinburgh Castle
Someone die
Someone born

FAVORITE POSSESSIONS
Silver pendant, "Puolikuu", by Tapio Wirkkala, Finland, 1971
My book and photo collections

GRAPHIC OBJECTS THAT EXCITE ME
Constructivist graphics
Dada photomontages
Winslow Health and Hygiene charts
Clumsily retouched vintage photographs
Graphs and diagrams without their context
Drawings

MISCELLANEOUS THINGS I LOVE
Grand gestures
Word play
Smart-asses
Dark humor
Rose and violet créme chocolates from Prestat, Princes Arcade, London
Mystery
Mayhem
Dogs

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