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Of mail robbers, marines and babies who travel as parcels. Part 1 of 2.

July 16, 2017

A baby is sitting in a mailbag and waiting to begin the journey of its life.
An animated short story based on true events. Part 1: Mailmen and babies.

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Digital natives yearn for an analog life. Part 3 of 3.

May 25, 2017

Su Blackwell's book sculpture titled 'Once Upon a Time, 2016'.
The story of a mediacultural renaissance: On the disappearance of things and their return. Part 3: The not-so-serious duel between postcard and e-mail.

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Digital natives yearn for an analog life. Part 2 of 3.

April 23, 2017

Sing with me: "All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey...". Oh, wait! :)
The story of a mediacultural renaissance: On the disappearance of things and their return.

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Digital natives yearn for an analog life. Part 1 of 3.

March 28, 2017 3 Comments

Autumnal colors on a foggy day. A sight that inspires melancholic feelings and a vague yearning for the 'analog warmth'. Time for some postcard writing, preferably in your own cozy room with a view.
The story of a mediacultural renaissance: On the disappearance of things and their return.

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The medium is the message. Part II of II.

March 02, 2017 2 Comments

Michelangelo's 'The creation of Adam' with a postcard twist.
How postcards win in a competition for attention against cat videos and electronic messages. A few arguments for romantics and pragmatics.

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The medium is the message. Part I of II.

February 10, 2017 1 Comment

Michelangelo's 'The creation of Adam' symbolizes postcard communication
How postcards win in a competition for attention against cat videos and electronic messages. A few arguments for romantics and pragmatics.

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Why Aristotle would have sent postcards. Part II of II.

January 14, 2017 1 Comment

Philosophers debating postcards.
A short essay about philosophy, postcards and babies who play with shape sorting cubes. The part with the babies.

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Why Aristotle would have sent postcards. Part I of II.

December 24, 2016 1 Comment

The School of Athens by Raffaello Sanzio.
A short essay about philosophy, postcards and babies who play with shape sorting cubes. The part with the philosophers.

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