Perseids

Cultureteca 23.08.15

This week on Cultureteca, complex multimedia album announcements led by Oneohtrix Point Never and jolting EPs by FKA twigs and Panda Bear; film and architecture viewed through Interiors magazine; the continuing brilliance of NXT’s female wrestlers, who starred last night in Brooklyn; and the Perseids meteor shower reaches its finale. * * * Oneohtrix Point Never’s G.O.D. and the Week’s Music…

Trying to Catch the Perseids

In two sessions, on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, I stood out by York’s Millennium Bridge and watched and waited patiently and attempted to catch on camera the Perseids. The Millennium Bridge is illuminated come nightfall with lights of shifting colours, but the lights go out around midnight; and despite the pattern of these lights throughout the earlier session, and the constant…

Daily Visual: The Perseids Reach Their Peak

This week marks the peak of the Perseids, a prolific meteor shower. The Perseids are visible each year from the middle of July until late August, with their activity coming to a climax between 9 August and 14 August. They can be seen across the night sky, but are most visible in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2007 and 2015, the…