n. a moment of awareness that someone you’ve known for years still has a private and mysterious inner life, and somewhere in the hallways of their personality is a door locked from the inside, a stairway leading to a wing of the house that you’ve never fully explored—an unfinished attic that will remain maddeningly unknowable to you, because ultimately neither of you has a map, or a master key, or any way of knowing exactly where you stand.
A fan’s tribute to the band: a blow-up killer whale float, which entertained the crowd while waiting for soundcheck.
Charles Jencks is the American landscape architect and designer behind this incredible flight of stairs. Called The Universe Cascade, it has 25 landings that mark the important shifts in cosmic history. Starting at the top, in the present day, and descending down, visitors are moving through 13 billion years of cosmic evolution. The steps finally disappear into the dark water below, which represents the mystery of the origin of the universe.
“We often used to do a lot of things together, because people were very interested in him and I think we felt safe together. He was very sensitive. He didn’t always have a sense of performance in his everyday life. He knew who he was. For such a serious actor as Heath was, he was crazy funny. Dark funny, but funny.” — Jake Gyllenhaal
“The Substation is anything anyone wants it to be: open and flexible enough to do things his or her own way” - Kuo Pao Kun