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The Book of Hieroglyphs By David Thomas
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This is a book of stories that don’t look like stories. It represents a different way of writing; a form that went into a state of metamorphosis before the time of Homer, emerging from its... More > chrysalis in 1877 as a new creation. A hundred years of maturation followed. The writing is hieroglyphic.< Less
Sound Levels: Profiles in American Music, 2002-2009 By Philip Freeman
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What does the artist owe his audience? Must he speak for his race or nation, or can he express himself with true individuality? Where is the line between the onstage and offstage personas? Through... More > in-depth profiles of some of American music's most fascinating performers, journalist and critic Phil Freeman explores these questions and many others. Sound Levels includes interviews with Tom Waits, Ornette Coleman, the Mars Volta, Sunn O))), the Melvins, Mike Patton, Calle 13, Café Tacuba and more.< Less
Sound Levels: Profiles in American Music, 2002-2009 By Philip Freeman
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What does the artist owe his audience? Must he speak for his race or nation, or can he express himself with true individuality? Where is the line between the onstage and offstage personas? Through... More > in-depth profiles of some of American music's most fascinating performers, journalist and critic Phil Freeman explores these questions and many others. Sound Levels includes interviews with Tom Waits, Ornette Coleman, the Mars Volta, Sunn O))), the Melvins, Mike Patton, Calle 13, Café Tacuba and more.< Less
Nomadic and Archeological Scriptures By Carlos Martínez Luis
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These “asemic” texts by Carlos Martínez Luis are basically completely “semic”: that is, they communicate to us by means of glyphs that have forms resonant of the human... More > body, of human culture, and of human consciousness and memory. In the second part of this work, frequent use is made of a well-known drawing by Alfred Jarry of Père Ubu as if it were a linguistic glyph presented in a different way on each occasion with differing expressive ends. The Ubu glyph serves to open up a way of communicating with these fascinating texts, of reading and seeing them with a simultaneity which enriches the possibilities of understanding and of the experience of perception. The poet, artist, essayist, scholar, and curator Carlos Martínez Luis has created a work which pullulates with interpretive possibilities, beautiful, and which enhances the capacity of human understanding in a rare and uncommon way. -John M. Bennett< Less
Nomadic and Archeological Scriptures By Carlos Martínez Luis
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These “asemic” texts by Carlos Martínez Luis are basically completely “semic”: that is, they communicate to us by means of glyphs that have forms resonant of the human... More > body, of human culture, and of human consciousness and memory. In the second part of this work, frequent use is made of a well-known drawing by Alfred Jarry of Père Ubu as if it were a linguistic glyph presented in a different way on each occasion with differing expressive ends. The Ubu glyph serves to open up a way of communicating with these fascinating texts, of reading and seeing them with a simultaneity which enriches the possibilities of understanding and of the experience of perception. The poet, artist, essayist, scholar, and curator Carlos Martínez Luis has created a work which pullulates with interpretive possibilities, beautiful, and which enhances the capacity of human understanding in a rare and uncommon way. -John M. Bennett< Less
Parité de l'octet By Claude Chamade
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Il est charismatique, ingénieur brillant, drôle. Elle est intelligente, intérimaire, douce, pudique. Il l’a parraine pendant deux ans dans la multinationale... More > américaine d’informatique U.B.U (Universal Business Units) et lui fait comprendre comment en s’investissant chacun peut progresser en salaire et hiérarchie. Elle est de neuf ans sa cadette, ils sont jeunes, il est père en concubinage, elle a un petit copain, néanmoins ils tombent rapidement amoureux. Même s’ils partagent quelques rares moments de tendresse, inexorablement, leur carriérisme à leur insu va les éloigner l’un de l’autre. Sans soupçonner les dommages collatéraux de leur trop grand engagement dans l’entreprise, ils passent à côté d’un amour auquel ils ne donneront ni le temps ni l’espace de s’épanouir.< Less