by JEAN-PIERRE LUMINET
“In 1978 at the Paris Observatory, Jean-Pierre Luminet became the first to make a detailed computer calculation of a black hole’s appearance. He did so, he told me, by programming a (by then already obsolete) 1960s IBM 7040 computer, using punch cards…Because Luminet had no way to print out the resulting image or visualize it on a screen, he used the data to draw an image by hand, putting individual dots of India ink onto a photographic negative.”
Wine has come and gone as a thing in my life. Always tended towards basic reds (Tempranillos, Cabernet Sauvignons) or whites, like Pinto Grigio or Sauvignon Blancs.
Nothing too adventurous or unique.
Definitely been phases when I kept bottles of wine around, regularly. Though in recent years, been more into having a bar. Making cocktails or pouring a dram.
That being said, over last couple years, have discovered a couple of wines that I really dig. Includes;
Luberon, Malvasia, Picpul, Tavkeri, Txakoli
Late Update: Avinyó Petillant, a vi d’agulla
Some common themes, include wines that are buttery, chalky, dry, naturally fermented/sparkling, not too sweet, or unfiltered.
Not a Game, Gouache and watercolour on paper, 56 x 75.6cm, 2016
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The discussion explores how/why/what’s next, in the span of the past few months, the conversation around Indigenous art and issues has come to the forefront of Canadian culture/politics.
Regarding the future of Canada, “Lets celebrate the next 150 years”
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