New Releases Happy End – Michael Haneke Faces Places - Agnès Varda The Antigone – Tacita Dean Let The Sunshine In – Claire Denis You Were Never Really Here – Lynne Ramsay I don’t get to the cinema much these days, being both skint and constantly nervous of Dolby Surround Sound which sadly gives rise … Continue reading 2018 Review
Chance played a huge role in the writing of Robert Walser. I can picture his slow meanderings around towns and valleys, spotting something that fires a brief need to write. I can see him getting excited by the way the sunlight reflects off a lake’s water in a certain way, by the fustiness of a … Continue reading Responses: Tacita Dean’s Berlin And The Artist (2012)
Throughout 2016, I've been trying to respond to artwork about landscape in more ways than simply essays. I found that in trying convey work that I liked, there was only so far I could go with conventional journalistic and essay writing. At the tail-end of each response article, I've been sneaking in a poem about … Continue reading Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy
When last in Edinburgh, I managed to catch the Another Minimalism exhibition at Fruitmarket Gallery. The aim of the curation was to look at altered experience through the fluctuating relationships between light and colour, featuring an array of colourful, physically intangible works by the likes of Carol Bove, Robert Irwin and Ann Veronica Janssens. The … Continue reading Responses: Disappearance At Sea (1996) – Tacita Dean.