Black Hole

  • Chris Gray 7y

    is this out of your film camera? they came out really nicely considering the light was rubbish!
  • Paulus Maximus! 7y

    Yes this one was film. Not bad at all in fact
  • kingotheshire 7y

    tis a sweeet sweet image, does this mean i have missed gardens open day again
  • Paulus Maximus! 7y

    Yep, you did.

    and thanks!

    and where are your piccs Chris?
  • Peter Guthrie 7y

    i'm curious, what do you fellas make of this jencks stuff?
  • Paulus Maximus! 7y

    I really like this place. I'm fascinated by the idea of a garden inspired by quantum physics, cosmology, etc. Gardens of the 18th and 19th century often drew on modern technology, but more recently gardening has turned away from this towards a more nature-oriented approach, I suppose as a reaction to increasing technology in our lives. So its a very intersting project. I'm not wholly convinced by some of Jencks' more public interventions, such as Northumberlandia, which I find incredibly naff. But I think his playful experimentalism is perfectly suited to a garden.
  • Peter Guthrie 7y

    cool, thanks Paul. I made the mistake of reading a Jencks book once... never again! But I completely agree with your last sentence.
  • kingotheshire 7y

    yes you are quiet right paul, his books are mince, all this compartmentalisation of different styles of design is just no good. Portrack and the modern gallery of art are pretty amazing land art exaples, which work well.

    Has anyone seen his tea set, with all the different classical styles (gothic doric) should put it in yer renders pete!
  • Paulus Maximus! 7y

    Ha! I never have, so I googled it. (Its here) Doesn't look very practical to me.
  • kingotheshire 7y

    $32,900! Hells teeth, that is a pricey brew!
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