A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past, thanks to Design Miami’s online platform Design Log. This time: Jon Rafman, artist, ethnographer and Internet explorer.

“If so much of your life is online, or in front of a screen, and so many of your profoundest moments are happening ‘virtually,’ I think they need to be looked at with a certain amount of respect. Those moments are still real even though they’re happening online. There is still something physical to the experience, it’s just different.”

Taken from PIN–UP No. 15, Fall Winter 2013/14. Interview by Stephen Froese. Portrait by Topical Cream