Check out what other videos YouTube is offering me as recommendations to possibly watch after “The Future of Self Publishing.” This is what I usually refer to as the wisdom of the web, when the computer algorithms running underneath all that stuff we put online put two and two together.
After all, everybody can self publish (“You can learn anything”), and it often ends up being an utterly depressing endeavour (“why is my book not selling?”), resulting in a huge loss of money…
“Dear Stranger, I am an artist working on a photographic project which involves people I do not know…. I would like to take a photograph of you standing in your front room from the street in the evening.”
'…I have felt in the past few years this hype where someone at the top of the cultural pyramid says, ‘This is a great book,’ and then everyone rushes out and gets it, but I don’t know if people even look at it to decide whether or not it’s great for themselves' - Stephen Gill, studio visit for Paper Journal