da ORDINARY DESIGN / Bazon Brock. 1976

We must analyze and understand our contemporary everyday world as if it were the everyday world of a historical society. For example, the everyday world of Pompeii at the time of 79 B.C., when Vesuvius buried the city once and for all.

(From the catalogue of Ordinary Design exhibition, Mathildenhoehe, Darmstadt, 1976. Image: Brandon Lattu, Miracle Mile looking east, north side, pedestrian view, 2000, inkjet print, 43 x 47 inches, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto.)