A member of the legendary Cahiers quintet, Jacques Rivette was a critic before a filmmaker. Reading his early criticism, though, it’s clear he thought in images from the start, even in words, emphasizing closed complex circuits of mise-en-scene, the better to form meaning. However, he trains one ey
Maurico Kagel was a German-Argentine composer, filmmaker, visual artist, and playwright of Argentine birth. He is recognized as one of the most important figures in 20th century European music, and has garnered his place through his imaginative, absurd, and theatrical works for the concert hall. Kage
Henry Rollins is best known for tearing up the stage as front man of the now defunct Black Flag or his present musical endeavor Rollins Band. He has become cultural icon through his spoken word work which is sometimes poetic, sometimes comedic, and sometimes political yet always poignant. This has al
French writer, often called the greatest innovator of form of his generation. He was a highly-regarded French Jewish novelist, filmmaker and essayist. He was a member of the Oulipo group.
Perec was orphaned at an early age: his father was killed in action in World War II, and his mother died in a