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In Real Time: Moyra Davey at Murray Guy Gallery

What we think of as the past has become so wholly integrated with the present, it’s hard for the human mind to comprehend their relationship to each other anymore. 818 more words


Highly Unlikely at "High-Rise"

We went to see the movie of J.G. Ballard’s dystopian novel “High-Rise” recently and this post is not going to be about my reaction to the movie, which actually made me think of Passolini (“ 453 more words


Cyclobe - Sulphur

This is from 2012’s ‘Sulphur-Tarot-Garden’, where the band soundtrack three rare, silent super 8 films by Derek Jarman. This track, the longest, is an unsettling, throbbing drone piece.


5. Lilliput

I found my way to New Romney station with help from various locals. I say ‘various’ because I find it difficult to remember more than two instructions at a time. 455 more words

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Tilda Swinton's Filmic Tribute to a Legendary Art Critic

If you’re like me, the book form of John Berger’s BBC series “Ways of Seeing” flipped all of your simplistic art paradigms upside down as a youth.  591 more words

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"Blue is Darkness Made Visible": Derek Jarman's Descent into Death

Today is the 20th anniversary of the death of English film director, stage designer, artist, gardener, author, and active advocate for gay rights, Derek Jarman. Considered one of Europe’s greatest independent film-makers, he died on the 19th of February 1994, after a six-year battle with AIDS.   815 more words