Theo Ellsworth updates flickr page, is still...
The complete shorts of Maya Deren on the web: Meshes of the Afternoon [Maya Deren, 1943, 14m] Witch’s Cradle [Maya Deren and Marcel Duchamp, 1944, 12m] [part 1,2] The Private Life of a Cat [Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, 1947, 22m] At Land [Maya Deren, 1944, 15m] A Study in Choreography for Camera [Maya Deren, 1945, 4m] Ritual in Transfigured Time [Maya Deren, 1946, 15m] Meditation on...
Thomas Bernhard, The Lime Works
1970: Nevertheless progress was being made, despite all the constant impediments of one kind and another, including being negatively impeded, by omission; omission, in fact, is more decisive than its opposite. To do something by not doing it, he is supposed to have said. For example, not to do something that could be done and about which they say (on all sides!) that it must be done, was a kind...
Alisha Piercy, Auricle/Icebreaker
Conundrum Press, July 2010: It is important to me, this part of the story that is overlooked in the paperback version: that the headless body of a girl is able to walk all the way back up the stairs, down the long dark hallway, and back to her friend and to the safety of the bedroom. How sad, and yet how wonderful, to have no head but still to harbor a will. (“Auricle, p.10”) ...
Between basking, quickly retreat, deluge of the...
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Bruno Schulz, The Street of Crocodiles
1934: The dark second-floor appartment of the house in Market Square was shot through each day by the naked heat of summer: the silence of the shimmering streaks of air, the squares of brightness dreaming their intense dreams on the floor; the sound of a barrel organ rising from the deepest golden vein of day; two or three bars of a chorus, played on a distant piano over and over again,...
Media log, October 2010
Books read (in order of descending essentialness): The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle :: Murakami, Haruki :: 1995 (a very worthwhile re-read) (quotes/songs) Julia and the Bazooka and Other Stories :: Kavan, Anna :: 1970 (ultra-detached surrealist auto-biographical stories) (quotes) Valerie and Her Week of Wonders :: Nezval, Vítězslav :: 1945 :: (Czech surrealism circa 1935) La-Bas :: Huysmans,...