Dismaland from Alex Jefferis on Vimeo.
… shows tonight, Saturday November 22, 2014 @ 8:30PM as an official selection of the WILLIAMSBURG INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn 80 Wythe Ave Brooklyn, New York (718) 460-8001 “As a Friend” is produced by Ta’wil Productions and Joseph Mastantuono. As A Friend – OFFICIAL TRAILER from Tawil Productions on Vimeo.
Tunisian Political Cartoonist_Z_ [ via MLYNXQUALEY & her Arabic Literature (in English) site] Neila Columbo recently listened to and met with _Z_, the Tunisian political cartoonist who blogs at http://www.debatunisie.com/:By Neila ColumboFrom a video profile on Z, done by Samar Media. Various scenarios fluttered in my thoughts when I learned the Tunisian political cartoonist _Z_, who rose to prominence during the 2010-2011 Tunisian Revolution, would be speaking in Boston in the fall. … Read more Understanding a Revolution Through Iconography:
UCSD New Writing Series: Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte Event Type: Poetry Reading Event Date and Time: October 23, 2013 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Description: UCSD’s New Writing Series is excited to announce a double reading from Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4:30 in the SME Performance Space Room. Pierre Joris is the author of over 50 books of poetry, translations, anthologies, & … Read more San Diego Area Events
I may have been at a loss of words yesterday after seeing Breaking the Frame, Marielle Nitoslawska’s superb film on & with Carolee Schneemann, but cultural critic & essayist G. Roger Denson was not. He had a long, well-thought out article in the Huffington Post. Below are the first paragraphs; you can read the whole article here. It is questionable whether even Sigmund Freud has received a cinematic treatment as evocative of … Read more Roger Denson’s article on “Breaking the Frame”
Yesterday afternoon we went to see the New York premiere of Canadian filmmaker Marielle Nitoslawska‘s 100-minute documentary on Carolee Schneemann who for me is one of the essential avant-garde artists of the twentieth & the twenty-first centuries. I am still too much under the spell of the film to give a coherent “critical” assessment, except to say that it is a superb achievement & certainly one of the very best documentaries … Read more Carolee Schneemann
In Berlin, Martin Z. Schröder of the Schreibenistblei (writing is lead) printshop has, among other things, set the last strophe of Schiller’s poem “Sehnsucht” as a boat with sails in Garamond-Antiqua in Cicero (12 point). A pleasure to have in front of me as I gaze over the New York Narrows & the various cargo ships waiting to get in & unload. This morning it is again the Stenna Polaris stoppers my left … Read more Schiller Concrete
Interesting pix from inside Googleland: the Cloud as cheery color-coded firm-ware industial plant (with no plant-life in sight…). More of the pix here.
Saturday September 22 FILM PREMIERE BASIL KING : MIRAGE a film co-directed by Nicole Peyrafitte & Miles Joris-Peyrafitte at Anthology Film Archives 32 2nd Ave – NYC Basil King: Mirage Trailer from miles joris-peyrafitte on Vimeo. Saturday September 22 FILM PREMIERE BASIL KING: MIRAGE We are really exited about the premiere of our 22 mn documentary film on painter & poet Basil King at Anthology Film Archive. This is a family affair since Miles & I … Read more Basil King: Mirage & More
The above from a quite extraordinary site that has digitalized most if not all of Cranach the Elder’s paintings, & constitutes one of the most effective uses of e-archives I can imagine. Check it out & enjoy, here. If the quality of the pictures is absolutely superb, I wish they had created a slightly more user-friendly way of moving around the site. But this is a total treat. Here … Read more Lucas Cranach the Elder Digitalized