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Outro livro essencial de Rui Pires Cabral é ‘Oráculos de Cabeceira’ (2009), obra aparentada aos poemas-colagens a que o poeta se tem dedicado nos últimos anos. 79 more words


Blog: On Walls

It is 2017 and Donald Trump is planning to build a wall on the US/Mexican border. This was one of the key policies on which he was elected as President. 234 more words


Daily Dose of Immortality

I’ve never been entirely comfortable with my own sexuality. I spent decades dodging even the thought of a homosexuality I had learned to loathe. Now, after reading Derek Jarman, Tony Kushner, Levay’s The Sexual Brain, and much more, after the introspection this writing facilitates, I am less fearful. 34 more words

A Garden of Stones

If you have nothing then start with that. The best outsider artists do just that, working with whatever scrap materials are at hand. There are countless back garden Gaudi’s, pains-takingly raising their own Sagrada Familias; and numerous unsung Andy Goldsworthy’s, attempting their own landscape art (as on the Isles of Scilly, where the stone labyrinths known as ‘Troy Towns’ have spread across the archipelago after the first was apparently fashioned by pebbles by a bored light-house keeper). 271 more words

Using white and salt in my work.

Derek Jarman – Chroma (1994)

Extracts from the chapter’White Lies,’ Jarman explores the significance of white which also touches upon many of my own research interests; religious rituals, salt, pain, loss and purification  281 more words

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