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(My 100 favorite albums in chronological order: #23 – released June 16, 1986)

Track listing: The Queen Is Dead (Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty) / Frankly Mr. 1,713 more words


LGBT History Month In Brighton & Hove Libraries

Brighton & Hove Libraries are pleased to present 2 events for LGBT History Month February 2015.

Jarman in Pieces by Project Adorno.

Filmmaker, painter, gay rights activist, author, gardener – Derek Jarman packed many roles into a short life.     208 more words


3 things about Derek Jarman's CARAVAGGIO


1. “What is his taste in music?”
2. She removes her grimy, flower-patterned headscarf. Tresses of hair fall across her shoulders and back. 12 more words

Sublime Fragments of Gothic Futures III: Writing Other[ed] Futurisms

So the question of the day is temporality and its politics. Early twentieth century futurist modernism with its grand visions of embracing/deepening/cutting-through modernity gave way to fascist corporeality, communist statism, socialist tower-blocks, third world slums and, worst of all, the institutionalism of ‘modern art’. 938 more words

Placescape #1 Southern England

Now that I’ve invented an excuse for posting inconsequential items about place within this new ‘placescapes‘ theme here’s a throwback to September 2012 and a holiday spent largely in the Kent and Sussex area known as… 1,876 more words


Perception Of Landscape in A Journey To Avebury (1971) - Derek Jarman.

Perception Of Landscape in A Journey To Avebury (1971) – Derek Jarman.

When I cannot speak I let others do it for me. The new year is upon us and art must revive the exasperating coils of existence.


"Caravaggio" directed by Derek Jarman (1986)

Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio does not exactly belong to a determined time or place. As he would later prove with Edward II, thinking outside the rigid format of the historically accurate box became Jarman’s trademark. 803 more words

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