We are made of fruit laughter memory war

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  • 1. We are made of fruit laughter memory war
  • 2. This is media by E Chang-Gillespie
  • 3. Since we have to travel around the world, let’s start here
  • 4. We came so far, so fast
  • 5. But then at the time, you have to understand, no one there, we didnt know what was happening
  • 6. I thought the police were tying sand bags closed, then I realized they were people
  • 7. The soldiers were breaking people’s arms and piling their bodies in the back of a truck, and who could survive that
  • 8. If it is harder to begin dissent than to end it, easier to vanish people than commemorate them
  • 9. On a brick in the bottom row, just above the gravel, someone stenciled English with white paint: “At least we tried
  • 10. This thing that I found, it’s the only thing that matters right now, the only thing that makes a difference
  • 11. No related content found
  • 12. When was the last time you saw you’d be all right
  • 13. My recovery has not been easy, but I had no choice other than to try
  • 14. There is escape, I know it, but no one leaves
  • 15. Spilt pills in the rug
  • 16. He must show his scars: his supporters demand it; his adversaries will brand him pompous if he doesnt
  • 17. This description may provide a counter-image to what you imagined
  • 18. Sometimes, in moments of worry and distress
  • 19. They lit up the ladderwell, and climbing he clutched his piece, squeezing off rounds, but felt only the sense of trying very hard not to die
  • 20. Now two men, seen in split- screen, recall their experiences that day: the soldier and translator speak almost simultaneously
  • 21. My job was to keep my eyes open and point
  • 22. I like to do the work efficiently and cleanly
  • 23. Bad timing and other circumstances have meant some of them got away
  • 24. She enters the building, examines the wall of their home, peels surfaces with a knife and tries to learn from the layers
  • 25. If an artist digs like an archeologist to uncover lost emotion
  • 26. One man remembers and another man prays while she pieces together the story from evidence
  • 27. The prophet expected God would appear as an earthquake, hurricane or great fire, but we found her in a whisper
  • 28. Located in the aftermath of violence, forcing us to look closely and to consider what it takes to go on
  • 29. I held her hand under the sheet, so small, thinking, “I hope you are happy at the end of today
  • 30. Her mother said, “She lived happily in this world for seven years
  • 31. I didnt feel separated; I felt very close, even though we were thousands of miles apart
  • 32. Placeholder for a future scene in which she does something ordinary and it leads her in the right direction
  • 33. But you just got here
  • 34. The public is not waiting
  • 35. He found the slip of paper, crossed it out and wrote: They are dying on the ground without knowing what killed them
  • 36. Please try to make it easier for people somehow, find a kindness
  • 37. On a second slip he wrote: Rainbows are nature’s hugs
  • 38. But words will not help if they are not used
  • 39. I would like to find a man who speaks from his heart
  • 40. Enter a Clown, with a basket, and two pigeons in it
  • 41. Putting a paper crown on his head
  • 42. He lays his breast open: she offers at it with his sword
  • 43. Giving the crown, laying his hand on his sword, tearing off his clothes
  • 44. Thunder. Third Apparition: a Child crowned, with a tree in his hand
  • 45. The French leap over the walls in their shirts
  • 46. They place themselves in every corner of the stage
  • 47. Jupiter descends in thunder and lightning, sitting upon an eagle, he throws a thunderbolt. The Apparitions fall on their knees
  • 48. Exeunt all, except Clown
  • 49. In this painting I have tried to depict the most poetical or remarkable stage directions from Shakespeare’s plays, in simple, linear order
  • 50. While they sat each person glanced in a different direction, revealing a dynamic within the family we recorded and probably shouldnt have
  • 51. Coming here,” he says, turning right, “I put a stone on my heart, and I carry it every day, that’s how it feels to be without my family
  • 52. In the edit room she realizes her film captures all the sadness
  • 53. There’s been a great change in you recently, hasnt there
  • 54. The next time she calls, we’re going to need you to pretend to know who she is
  • 55. Is this a story we tell children or is it more complicated than that
  • 56. No,” his father said, “slave children were not allowed to go to school,” and the boy bent his arm like a scythe, to slice the passing trees
  • 57. There are three finger marks on the brim of his hat where Abe had tipped it hundreds of times
  • 58. OK, jump ahead 70 years: let’s review the things you dont want to see
  • 59. How so much suffering can have so little sting
  • 60. There is so much we had to overcome, during the past few years we stopped worrying
  • 61. When silence conveys something a word cannot
  • 62. Their hands push toward the wall, through the canvas.’” She glanced up. “Because you know the narrator, I dont need to say, ‘Their black
  • 63. Several of us appeared just as we are, but a little different
  • 64. There is more and less story here than a summary of the events would indicate
  • 65. Tell me everything then
  • 66. Clash ends, bad plan, secret weapon, worth to be proven, vow given, stand made
  • 67. One photograph is chosen to represent each performance
  • 68. It is free to check your items here, but you may not get them back
  • 69. Unless montage creates new story, too often it feels self- indulgent, like the director’s wish-fulfillment or a home movie foisted on viewers
  • 70. We remember everything, but the nuances leave
  • 71. He still can see her, though, kneeling in the garden beside mother, planting seeds or pulling weeds, in spring, fall, which house was that
  • 72. Here,” he says, touching your arm, “follow me. I want to introduce you to her. She made her first film, ‘Pepper,’ when she was three
  • 73. Isnt she lovely,’” he said. “Please write that atop the cake
  • 74. Everything all at once forever
  • 75. And then something very typical happened
  • 76. When I see people here, it doesnt matter who, sometimes I think of you, a glimpse of you
  • 77. As long as you read this, I have the chance you will love me
  • 78. I meant what I said when I said I want to marry you
  • 79. You couldnt marry me, not really, not the way you thought
  • 80. They imagine either too much or not enough of the trouble that is to come
  • 81. We made no technical arrangements, though, for cameras, sound, lights and so on
  • 82. Occasionally, I exert too much control and have to destroy the whole thing
  • 83. My gut was telling me what I was doing was just fine
  • 84. If you want we can talk about what happened after that, but we wont make you do it, and I think most people dont want to
  • 85. The silence will hit people very hard because they dont expect it
  • 86. We are made of fruit laughter memory war
  • 87. Many people were born on this day who are warm, likeable, big-hearted; but today in 1968, 504 people were slaughtered in Son My village
  • 88. I forgot to say goodbye,” he replied, holding his phone just longer than
  • 89. We must be honest enough to show how wars are won
  • 90. Ordinary people with little to gain and everything to lose often lose everything as they pay for the ambitions of others
  • 91. I wish we didnt scare so easily
  • 92. The period of time between what you hope for and what you have
  • 93. Add mass, volume, weight, scale, surface and texture; mix well; bake for 35-40 minutes; let stand for one hour to cool, and voilà: Sculpture
  • 94. She looked at the work, moved, studied it, thought, “How can I use this in a different way
  • 95. How much remains to be done
  • 96. There is a knowing-when-it’s- enough time and then leaving it alone
  • 97. I hope I go to a similar place as you, but see something just different
  • 98. As if landscape or architecture were used as a character in the story
  • 99. Tree swings are a place for children to dream and feel free
  • 100. Please do not defeat this safety feature
  • 101. When people hurt you,” she says, looking me right in the eye, “I want to fight them
  • 102. It’s not always easy to work in such a way, but I find it impossible to change
  • 103. We need a little more faith in how it’s done
  • 104. Send me your PowerPoint deck for Q1; I thought of the ideal epigraph for your presentation opener
  • 105. We can make it, top to bottom
  • 106. Even it makes no difference at all
  • 107. Our words and actions have reached an incredibly broad audience and exerted a powerful influence on the world
  • 108. This syndrome is marked by over-management, obsession with performance indicators, audits, measurable outcomes and targets
  • 109. You are a regular contributor
  • 110. If you want,” he says then, offering me a tissue, “we could discuss what happens next
  • 111. Or you could just build it yourself
  • 112. It’s important the diagram doesnt just reproduce the existing world but generates a new reality
  • 113. Adapted from things she admired as a student
  • 114. Full of attachments and associations to very particular times and places
  • 115. There is a connection between this little made thing and your body
  • 116. But it also contains less tangible things, such as rain, footprints, shadows
  • 117. Love letters of all kinds should remain between lovers
  • 118. Horses, birds, caterpillars, pygmy marmosets, they know when something is wrong
  • 119. When I learned very beautiful things die very fast
  • 120. The next morning,” she smiles, “do you remember those culms of bamboo along the fence were bent over, the branches and leaves coated in ice
  • 121. However, we always think the world is getting better
  • 122. Meaning arises from the discrepancies between what people say in different situations
  • 123. Most of the time we dont notice these things
  • 124. I know snow falling through an entire scene is practically impossible,” he says, offering us more, “but I feel it’s necessary in this story
  • 125. Please come with me to see the movie tonight, outside
  • 126. The timing has to be right and depends on how well people are responding
  • 127. Together we are kind and generous, affectionate, good
  • 128. That’s what I see in those quiet moments, when we’re together
  • 129. And then I fell into the bigness of you and found love
  • 130. A handful of words in large type fills the page
  • 131. This year will play a big part in a wonderful you
  • 132. Back then it felt as big as the universe; now it feels a little small
  • 133. It was a simple house with a keen sense of material, scale and proportion
  • 134. I know it because I built it
  • 135. When we walked in, the air was heavy with ginger and turmeric; I miss that
  • 136. Does every object here have a story
  • 137. Between being aware that something is there and knowing what it means
  • 138. I’m a person, one whole person,” she said, rinsing greens, “who thinks about friendship and neighborliness and love as much as you
  • 139. Everything tomorrow will be as it is now, just a little different
  • 140. But it is a fact of life, the way a doorframe is the fact of a room
  • 141. Where one hears gunshots and there is the occasional murder
  • 142. We’re not well yet from this horrible thing that happened to us
  • 143. There is no specific message I can put into words
  • 144. Long takes, natural action, people you dont recognize
  • 145. I have to arrange details and make sure everything is all right
  • 146. When they’re grouped together, the reason shifts slightly, like we do when someone is standing close beside us
  • 147. Papers, letters, a few photos
  • 148. In the box, his first review, crinkled: “Springsteen aims for moon and stars, hits moon and stars,” rereading he pauses
  • 149. Because of this I get a check
  • 150. It seems bigger than it is and more full of magic than such an ordinary object has a right to be
  • 151. Sometimes the right people show up
  • 152. On this day, much unlike the others
  • 153. It worked because we knew it would and there was absolutely no doubt in our minds
  • 154. Then record a small break in the story, like a cat wandering, a pot boiling, the scene through a doorway
  • 155. He holds her by the hand, silent
  • 156. Eighteen war veterans killed themselves today
  • 157. It’s a heavy kind of feeling, knowing something is expected of you, not knowing what
  • 158. Dont be stingy, give us a big hug
  • 159. I am still alive
  • 160. We are made of fruit laughter memory war
  • 161. This is media by E Chang-Gillespie
  • 162. © 2014 E Chang-Gillespie. All rights reserved.
  • 163. @EChangGillespie