Tuesday, August 30, 2011

New Issue of Action, Yes

New special Swedish issue of Action, Yes, guest edited by Anna Thörn and Sara Tuss Efrik, featuring art, texts, performances by Stina Kajaso, Cia Rinne, Ida Börjel, Leif Holmstrand and a whole slew of others: http://www.actionyes.org/index.htm

And here's a notice from Svenska Dagbladet.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Rats in the Fence: “Influence” and Bataille Boully, Feng Sun Chen, Aase Berg and HP Lovecraft

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Imperiet/Thåström/the 1980s

Friday, August 12, 2011

Corpse Language: Geechie Wiley, Ezra Pound, HP Lovecraft

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Gothic Plague Stages: PJ Harvey, Herzog, Aase Berg

Yesterday I wrote a post at Montevidayo about Herzog's Nosferatu remake:

PJ Harvey:

And Aase Berg's Mörk materia (Dark Matter):

"Mouth-arms long, folded. The visible stylus and the seed capsule. A nauseating number of butterflies hovered in the odor from our open, sugar-soft wounds. And lanterns rose and fell from the city’s tallest Ferris Wheel. We followed Saskia along an alley of thujas and cypresses, rhodedendrons, purpurea, orchids, opium. The night sky wailed and exploded in fireworks and bursting particle heaps.

And shadows of mongoloids, pinheads, fatdogs and androids moved toward the wood, rubbed against the fossils and the veinage in the cell walls. There the body was harrowed by beasts, thrown back and forth in a deadsilent battle fight between muscle mechanisms and distortions between large milk-white moray eels inside the vein-burst petal skin.

She bites froth into the air. She crawls dog across the cracked floors. She pukes a sound into the mirror glass. The jellyfish burns in her, the planet burns in her. The floors are completely covered with straw, scales, spores, white petal wings..."