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MISCELLANEOUS BIENNIAL; more(INTENTIONAL, this time) found objects, in the Oratory;parallel times; and Baltic decrepitude becomes Baltic re-envisionning. BY STEVEN BENSON.

Ok, is is a bit of  hodgepodge; but you can tease out some links around disuse, boundaries between art and life(or NO boundaries!),et al

Reminds of (smaller)Antwerp Central station; that roof; so hard to maintain; more seeds of decay already written in; propped up by scaffolding… 43 more words

"THE SMELL OF MILDEW IN MOVIE THEATERS"(EUGENIDES, "MIDDLESEX",2002).AN ODE/ELEGY TO THE ABC CINEMA, LIME STREET. BY STEVEN BENSON.

Platitudes about

Time

Decay

Erosion;

Ineffable in

Words

{attempt to express in words what is BEYOND  words}:

I am going to try and place it into the the slippery paucity of words, anyway. 684 more words

PHOTO POST.OTIOSE BUILDING SEW THE SEEDS OF THEIR OWN DECAY.ABC CINEMA, 2016 LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL(PART 2).BY STEVEN BENSON.

These grand stairs, now blocked off, were the entrance to the starry vistas of the balcony

Here was, once, popcorn and icecream

Exhibit: the polythene filament of time… 103 more words

BIENNIAL 2016.PART 1. WHAT HAS BEEN.(FORMER)ABC CINEMA. LIME STREET.BY STEVEN BENSON

In about 1996, I saw the heartwrenching and beautiful gay movie, “Beautiful Thing” in the last days of the vast main Art Deco screen 1 of the  ABC Cinema, Lime Street. 181 more words

URBAN FLOTSAM.THE REMNANTS OF LIVEPOOL NORTH DOCKS. A PHOTO-POST.BY STEVEN BENSON

An air of Michigan Central

SILO

nature makes a home amongst the fragments of “civilization” 49 more words

FRAGMENTS/SNAPSHOTS/WHY not unFINISHED!?BY STEVEN BENSON

Holbeck Hall, Scarborough/ Birmingham Snow Hill station residuary body/the liminal rest home/abandoned houses/decrepitude/desuetude/decayetude: the ghost stories(spectral psychogeography), the rants, the lgbt/Queer theory,the syntheses, the hybrid(sebaldian) stylistics; HAVE I NOW SAID IT ALL? 29 more words

Extinction by Thomas Bernhard - a quick review

Yesterday I finished reading Extinction by Thomas Bernhard. The novel took about two weeks for me to read and during that time I have taken the train to Armadale, walked about 100km on the Bibbulmun track and traveled around north east Bali. 1,663 more words

James Quinton