It’s easy to feel helpless in the face of vast public events, especially if we didn’t support them, as the majority of the UK population (‘remain’ voters + abstainers) did not. My question is one that I’ve been asked several times since Friday: what can writing do in the face of this situation?
By John Rogers. London Overground retraces Iain Sinclair’s journey with film-maker Andrew Kötting around the Overground railway for the book of the same name. The film covers the ground over the course of a year rather than the day’s walk of the book. Iain is once again joined by Kötting in parts, along with Chris […]
Specimen, a multilingual and typographical webzine, will be launched at Babel Festival in London on June 18th. The debut issue includes work by Derek Walcott, Peter Doig, Enrique Vila-Matas, Aleksandr Hemon and Xiaolu Guo. Keep up with them at @babelspecimen A Typographic Glossary – From A to T by Vanni Banconi Accent Specimen is a […]
Readings by Mike DeCapite, Vincent Katz, and Luc Sante. Short films by Ted Barron. It’s at 4pm on June 12th — and it’s free! Details here. 6 EAST 1ST STREET NYC 10003 [Photo: Ted Barron, J Train Rails, 2008.]