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Weekend links 69

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Peacock Apocalypse (detail) by Julie Evans in collaboration with Ajay Sharma.

Here at { feuilleton }, home of the curly bracket affectation, your correspondent is still surprised to find his postings the subject of a critique by Rick Poynor in the latest edition of Eye magazine, the international review of graphic design. I haven’t seen a print copy yet but you can read Mr Poynor’s appraisal here. Meanwhile, over at Design Observer this week there’s another Poynor piece about the collage illustrations of Andrzej Klimowski.

Alan Moore (yes, him again) discusses the moment when the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen gets all swinging and psychedelic. And Iain Sinclair (yes, him again) is still doing the interview rounds promoting his current book, Ghost Milk.

Ayin Acla, a short film by Anna Thew with a soundtrack by Cyclobe. The most recent Cyclobe album, Wounded Galaxies Tap at the Window, was previously vinyl-only but is now available on CD.

• Bones and beads and other things in Wren Britton’s Pure Vile clothing and accessories. Related: Patrick Veillet’s wearable bone sculptures.

Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities Q&A: Ann & Jeff VanderMeer answer questions about their latest anthology at Fangoria.

• Being a lifelong introvert, I’m sympathetic to Four Ways Technology Can Enable Your Inner Introvert by Philip Bump.

• In an all-too-rare meeting of minds and talents, Roy Harper talks to Joanna Newsom.

Jon Macy’s Teleny and Camille is reviewed at Lambda Literary.

• Author Carol Birch tells us how best to read Finnegans Wake.

Joel Pirela’s Design Classics posters.

Each And Every Word Must Die (1999) by Cyclobe | Brightness Falls From The Air (2001) by Cyclobe | Indulge Yourselves With Our Delicious Monster (2006) by Cyclobe

 


 

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7 comments or trackbacks

  1. #1 posted by Clarke Riedy

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    Discovering “fueilleton” was like falling back into a feather bed after awakening too soon on a weekend morning; no apprehension, no guilt. After a hard week I feel entitled to some heavy rest and soaring daydreams.

    You, on the other hand, are anything but sleepy. Thanks for sharing a keen wit and roving curiosity. I’ll be back again.

  2. #2 posted by Thombeau

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    Of course you would be drawn to something called “Peacock Apocalypse”!

    And methinks that’s a pretty awesome review. Congrats! Feuilleton really is an achievement to be proud of.

  3. #3 posted by Stephen

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    “So you need hardly spell me how every word will be bound over to carry three score and ten toptypsical readings throughout the book of Doublends Jined”

    No mention of Finnegens Wake without some sort of synchronicity or so it seems.

    On Saturday I attended a screening at the National Gallery of Art here in Washington DC of Mary Ellen Bute’s ‘Passages from James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake’ from 1965. The beautiful 35mm print has just been restored by the Yale University Film Study Center.

    There’s a copy of the film at http://www.ubu.com/film/joyce_wake.html if anyone wants to check out this extraordinary achievement – literally filming the unfilmable.

    “But look what you have in your handself!”

  4. #4 posted by TJ

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    IF you intended that link to Phil Bump to point where it does, then pay me no heed.

  5. #5 posted by John

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    Hi Clarke, and thanks, glad you’re enjoying it.

    Thom: That title really stood out for the way it connects to my current work in progress. Her paintings are wonderful, aren’t they?

    Stephen: I linked to the Ubu copy of that film a while back. That’s the only version I’ve seen, however.

    TJ: Thanks for the alert, some copying and pasting went wrong but I’ve corrected the link.

  6. #6 posted by Gary

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    Thanks for posting the Lamda Literary review of Teleny. It deserves every word of praise it gets.

  7. #7 posted by John

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    Hi Gary. Yes, Jon did a great job of adapting an erotic classic.

 


 

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