James Joyce in summary: escape is a key theme in his work

Throughout his life James Joyce attempted to escape – from war, religion, convention, narrative structure, language…

“When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight.Read more

Connections: Stewart Home, William Burroughs & Chappaqua, via Terry Taylor




From a memory of Rapid Eye and The Assault on Culture: Utopian Currents from Lettrisme to Class War, over to the 1994 promotional video for the Stewart Home novel Red London at UbuWeb.… Read more

Snapshots Cast Their Spell, Tokyo

Photos of Robert Kennedy’s funeral train amaze reviewer Phill Huxley at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.

Describing their Snapshots Cast Their Spell exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography says: “The snapshot seizes the moment, grasping the depths of the human heart, the subtlest of feelings, even the ambience of the setting.… Read more

The Big Itch exhibition

Contemporary artists are exhibiting at an unusual temporary gallery in Wolverhampton, UK. July 2010.

The Big Itch exhibition at the Volte Galleries features art by Jason Jones, Juliet May, David Green, Robert Elliot / Juice 126, I heart Joan, Liam Bell, Sharon Lovatt, Simon Muttit and David Pinches, Elena Ono McCune, Lee Wood / Mac 1 and Gail Wigley.… Read more