petite planete

‘Tantôt je me dis : “Le petit prince enferme sa fleur toutes les nuits sous son globe de verre, et il surveille bien son mouton…” Alors je suis heureux. Et toutes les étoiles rient doucement.’ 

Things My Friends Have Said: A Sentence Meme
  • "I said that to offend."
  • "Well you know... you can always add... ASSESTS."
  • "Fictional incest is better."
  • "Ship it you nerd trash."
  • "_______, the dirty robot fucker."
  • "And then: Full out stripper moves!"
  • "I hear incest brings you closer to your family."
  • "What are you doing, hanging out with sin?"
  • "I'm 10000% supportive of it!"
  • "Don't be proud of me. I've been talking about nothing but sin since I got home."
  • "I will fight every single mosquito on this planet."
  • "Petition to end all mosquitoes."
  • "Why don't they just all fly into the Sun and DIE?"
  • "Fuck off with your puns."
  • "Do your fingers still work?"
  • "I smashed my head pretty hard after getting up, so my vision is fuzzy what the-?"
  • "Never kinkshame the robot."
  • "Allow me to murder you with emotions."

“You have good poison? You are sure it will not make me suffer too long?”

switching up styles a bit for a more graphical(?) look! world book day is coming up and i wanted to pay a little homage to one of my all-time favs. might make a series of drawings for it when i find the drive again.. im making him waayy much older arent i oh hoho

«(…) Chris Marker threw himself into a peculiar editorial project that remained relatively unknown - obscured for his later media outburst. Between 1954 and 1958, Marker worked for the Seuil Publishers, editing and organizing a series of unconventional travelling books: The Petite Planète collection, where he also participated with texts and photographs of his own. In these samll volumes dedicated to several countries in the world, Marker’s intervention was immediatly felt, not only in his modern and experimental (photo)graphic montage, but also in the profound heterodoxy of its textual contents.

The usual references to the history and culture of each country are still present, but these books clearly distant themselves from the idyllic and uplifting descriptions that generally fill up travelling books. They surprise us by enhancing least obvious narratives, unpredictable commentaries and social and political critique. The shocking photographs of dead people or public executions that, for example, are part of the book about China really give away how the Petite Planète books frustrate any expectations on this editorial type. Particular hybrid objects, where a cold reporter fuses with a subjective opinion, where verbal and textual discourses are equivalent to each other, and where politics and poetry become united, there books conceal, from an early point, what is Chris Marker’s little planet (…).