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Ben Raskin
Saturday, 18 November 2017 / Published in BenZone
For the first time in days the mist receded and as a full moon arose the scene became one of surreal beauty among a reality of sheer horror. It was J.G. Ballard’s Crystal World become true, only with far less sophistication given the contrast of crystalline facets of perfection versus the smooth encasement of hardened
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 12 November 2017 / Published in BenZone
At this proximity my initial thought was smooth, not as a flow of neurons, but as a texture. That of the near twin bodies hovering above me as my eyes took focus. Breast feathers a puff, perhaps disturbed or perhaps simple in expression of disdain for the strange vision, myself, sprawled upon the floor on
Ben Raskin
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 / Published in BenZone
They held forth at a speed of being so far beyond our own that substance lost connectivity at a sub-atomic level. We were as dust in the aether, suspended, immobile yet permeable as such that we were naught to them as they were naught to we. The two states of being existed simultaneously anonymously atop
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 16 September 2017 / Published in BenZone
Audio Accessories by Ben Raskin 9/9 2017 Video: Copyright (c), The relevant members of Analog Recycling VJ Collective. Erik Schermer, Bas Icke and Gary Berendsen. All rights reserved.
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 03 September 2017 / Published in BenZone
Footage edited from Rocket Launch Failures video by Fabio Baccaglioni with sound accessories by Ben Raskin 8/25 2017
Ben Raskin
Monday, 21 August 2017 / Published in BenZone
NASA Video from space walk 2/15 2015 with audio accessories by Ben Raskin 8/15 2017
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 13 August 2017 / Published in BenZone
As tension between perception of what had, up to now been a widely held consensus reality began to fray and key principals upon which these perceptions were firmly rooted; Scientific conclusions based on repeated application of variables to establish a mean upon which theory, law and application could be derived. Historical memory painstakingly built from
Ben Raskin
Thursday, 10 August 2017 / Published in BenZone
An alchemical amalgam of essential fluids, painstakingly extracted from select donors of the most appropriate bioforms, blended and aged to perfection in specially constructed native oak with carbon fiber weave barrels lightly smoked and set to mature just inside the tideline of a beach in a locale selected for the water’s particular specific gravity and