Likes/Dislikes asks interesting individuals to create two lists: one of their likes, one of dislikes. The feature is based on two things: an excerpt from Susan Sontag’s As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980 and another from Roland Barthes’ autobiography (trans. Richard Howard, 1977). The exercise, while gratuitous, is rooted in ideas of pattern, construction, specificity, and memory.
An image Rosemarie likes: children’s artwork
Orange blossoms, the sea, flowers in the room, kids sleeping, summer, naked feet, jasmin, snow, smell of magazines, home, Japan, candles, wood, sleeping, a glass of red wine, Glenn Gould’s “Goldberg Variations”, white blouses, ikebana, sunset, clean sheets, Joan Didion, radio, buying books, big cities, hand cream, jeans, walking in the sand, restaurants, soaps, smell of the sun on the skin, sparkling water, evenings.
Cupcakes, shops that sell only one kind of product, baths, too sweet cocktails, electronic cigarettes, fake sushi/yakitori restaurants, telephone, dust, sands in the shoes, wet towels, compact disc, cheap synthetic shower gel perfume, skiing, wet hair in winter, being cold, men with long hair, moldiness, the rain in winter, overused hashtags.
Some images of Rosemarie’s work:
This post coincides with a like/dislike collaboration with Alldayeveryday. See the original post here.