Paul Bowles' novels are often set in Northern Africa where he settled with his wife, Jane, in the late 1940s. They investigate the sometimes tragic consequences of dislocation from one's own cultural context; in "The Sheltering Sky", for example, a husband/wife/friend trio set out on a journey throug
“For me, cinema is sorcery, a creative way to interact with the world in order to rearrange perception and expand consciousness, both the viewers and my own”
Called “Brilliant, one of the most provocative artists in film today” by The Los Angeles Times, Nina Menkes synthesizes inn
Man, first carried by woman in the womb, has never slowed down. On the contrary, he mounted a horse then made trains then cars then planes then rockets. It seems man has an unappeasable desire for speed. This is what interests, and worries, the architect, phenomenologist, and theorist, Paul Virili
Les Chants de Maldoror is based around a character called Maldoror, a figure of unrelenting evil who has forsaken God and mankind. The book combines an obscene and violent narrative with vivid and often surrealistic imagery.
In 1917, French writer Philippe Soupault discovered a copy of "Les Chan