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Archives for July 2015

FOCAL International Award

Regarding Susan Sontag has won a FOCAL International Award for best use of archival footage in an arts program! FOCAL is the professional organization for archival footage houses and researchers. Pictured is director Nancy Kates with the representative from Bridgeman, the award sponsor, in London at the awards ceremony.

– Journal entry 2/21/77, As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals & Notebooks 1964-1980

“Things I like: fires, Venice, tequila, sunsets, babies, silent films, heights, coarse salt, top hats, large long-haired dogs, ship models, cinnamon, goose down quilts, pocket watches, the smell of newly mown grass, linen, Bach, Louis XIII furniture, sushi, microscopes, large rooms, ups, boots, drinking water, maple sugar candy. Things I dislike: sleeping in an apartment…