Posts Tagged: Chris Colin

City Resolution

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Author Chris Colin finally brought his daughter to New York, after years and years away, and it may as well have been a new city: I began seeing grand indifference everywhere. The immigrant struggles against waves of economic indifference. The chaos of the ’70s and ’80s that evinced municipal indifference. The luck of falling in love […]

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“I owed worse than money”

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Chris Colin recounts the saga of an unpaid Craigslist I.O.U., which becomes an obsession that forces him to confront his own non-monetary debts. “I didn’t care about the money. I cared about the abuse of this rare bit of fellowship. Hadn’t we carved out a morsel of old-fashioned San Francisco grooviness, at a time when […]

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Blindsight Review

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Carolyn Kellogg of the LA Times reviews Chris Colin’s Blindsight which tells the story of film producer Simon Lewis, and his journey to recovery following a major car crash. Kellogg has great things to say (“Lewis’ story is sprawling and fascinating and is told with sensitivity and intelligence by Colin”). You can dig up our […]

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The Vision To Depict It Their Way

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“’The exhibition is framed to be about limits and what can be done within them,’ said Lawrence Rinder, the director of the Berkeley Art Museum, who was a juror for ‘Insights’ this year. That thematic framing, he added, locates the show’s blind artists very much in the tradition of artists in general. ‘We all have […]

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