"only as an æsthetic phenomenon
is existence and the world justified"

- nietzsche

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pastimes

idle thoughts, meditation, npr, ubiquity, nargile, dionysus, bouldering, downhill, freeriding, ashtanga, reading, etymology, strolling

sartorialists

roland mouret, junya watanabe, rei kawakubo, hussein chalayan, laura whitcomb, johann lindeberg, dries van noten, martin margiela, yohji yamamoto, costume nationale, imitation of christ, coco chanel, john galliano, as four, dirk bikkembergs, miuccia prada, tom ford,

theoreticians

friedrich nietzsche, soren kierkegaard, gilles deleuze, victor frankl, harold bloom, jacques lacan, hans-georg gadamer, henri bergson, karl marx, carl jung, lao tsu, richard rorty, sigmund freud, umberto eco, slavoj zizek, ludwig wittgenstein, john dewey, michel foucault, jacques lacan, jean baudrillard, plato, aristotle, roland barthes, friedrich schleiermacher, jean-francois lyotard, joseph campbell

rhetoricians

vladimir nabakov, haruki murakami, marcel proust, milan kundera, rainer maria rilke, marguerite duras, william faulkner, ee cummings, roald dahl, jorge luis borges, julio cortazar, paulo neruda, james joyce, dante alighieri, thomas mann,

auteurs

federico fellini, sophia coppola, michel gondry, david lynch, jim jarmusch, jean-pierre jeunet, richard linklater, david russell, orson welles, stanley kubrick, mike nichols, lars von trier, peter weir, miranda july,

musicians

erik satie, boards of canada, ladytron, royksopp, fischerspooner, stereo total, goldfrapp, peven everett, rinocerose, erlend oye, stereolab, kings of convenience, ratatat, magnetic fields, belle and sebastian, bjork, mum, sigur ros, joni mitchell, badly drawn boy, the cardigans, camera obscura, buena vista social club, air, alex fox, brian eno, cibo matto, dabrye,

 

 
       
       
       
       
       

                                                                           

H U G O . . L I U ...
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE

program in comparative media studies, mit

the media laboratory, mit
if you like my work, please link to me
hugo at media dot mit dot edu