A Journey Round My Skull: Two Years and Counting

Tadanori Yokoo, koshimaki-osen, detail

A Journey Round My Skull, one of our favorite blogs covering “forgotten literature” and graphic design, recently turned two. Curator Will Schofield is revisiting selections from one of his archival posts about renown Japanese designer Tadanori Yokoo to mark the occasion, saying “One of the best things about viewing art online for me is the ability to stare at details for as long as I want to, and sometimes to blow up those details.” Click here and go stare as long as you like …

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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.

One thought on “A Journey Round My Skull: Two Years and Counting

  1. Wow… just wow. Thanks so much for turning me on to this. How the hell does beauty like this assumedly escape the eyes of so many? So glad this guy is curating all of this. I’m telling my friends!

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