Category Archives: bare necessities

bare necessities

emergency needs

10 05 11

This is a post I started a while ago, as Hurricane Irene was hitting the east coast of the United States.This is a post I started a while ago, as Hurricane Irene was hitting the east coast of the United States.

Since the tsunami/nuclear accident in Japan, I have been thinking about how times of crisis suddenly make a population focus on bare necessities, and how some belongings suddenly shift value, becoming enormous advantages (ex: bottled water) or huge impediments (ex: high heels). Read More

bare necessities

object peripheries

08 20 11

Here is a diagram I want to keep refining as I go.

It’s a mapping of belonging according to necessity, with the most necessary items in the innermost circle, and the less-necessary ones on the outer peripheries.

Basically, a diagram which would help me organize what I own (and pack my luggage much faster for sure).

For the moment it’s slightly gender biased – or maybe not, you tell me.