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This is not boring in the way bad narrative is boring; it is boring in the way life is boring, and somehow, almost perversely, that is a surprising thing to see on the page. 

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Sunday 13th April: Bowery Poetry Club 11AM: Natives and Newcomers: How Open Is New York City?

Teju Cole, Hari Kunzru, and Katie Kitamura discuss living in the city as a non-native New Yorker and the extent to which it can ever be called home.

Full schedule for the one day Downtown

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Miss Pipi's Blue Tale

[This text was written for the Camden Arts Centre's Exhibition: 'We at Camden Arts Centre are Exceedingly Proud to Present an Exhibition of Capable Artworks by the Notable Hand of the Celebrated American, Kara Elizabeth Walker, Negress.' up from

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 Few film directors seem as directly present in their work as Werner Herzog. Not only does he have an instantly-recognizable aesthetic, but unlike most European auteurs of his generation, he has become a familiar face in front of the camera. We are so accustomed to seeing him – playing football

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Still from 'Funny Games'

“…seriously working upon the past, that is, through a lucid consciousness breaking its power to fascinate…”   - Theodor Adorno - The Meaning of Working Through the Past

“I want to rape my spectators into autonomy.” – Michael Haneke

According to legend, the Austrian flag was

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