The monotony of sleep and sleeplessness

The monotony of sleep and sleeplessness

In its repetition and unconcealment, it is one of the unvanquishable remnants of the everyday. I just keep my mind blank as much as possible and . . . just let the music come . . . It’s natural with me . . . That’s the way I’ve always improvised since I was a small...
The Obliteration Room

The Obliteration Room

Yayoi Kusama breaks down the mental architecture of our global environment. During the 1960s, Japanese avant-garde sculptor, painter and novelist Yayoi Kusama started painting her way out of her daily environment in acts of personal and communal liberation. She broke...
Remember me?

Remember me?

I bumped into myself just the other day … I bumped into myself just the other day, I said ‘Hey! Remember me? Let’s hook up, let’s play!’ Let’s get down and dirty, like we did before we grew up, turned thirty… Remember? You looked at me blank-faced, ‘Don’t...
The underground man

The underground man

by Andy Merrifield The underground man reads a lot, thinks too much, he has a “hysterical craving for contrast and contradiction.” He wants, even needs to plunge headlong into society, to feel its thrills, dangers and delights, its chaos and disorder. Phony order...
Leviathan

Leviathan

The end of history has arrived and it is in post-Soviet Russia Within contemporary Russian film, it seems there is an ability to make the grandest statements from the smallest stories. From the insides of tiny flats, dying towns and treeless bays, directors like...