Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Media and James Joyce: the Poetry of Pluralism

~ The prevalent view of the internet as a manifestation of a postmodern world is not often questioned. But could new global media be an extension of the earlier modernist project?   Kenneth Goldsmith, MoMA poet laureate and UbuWeb founder, is also known for his wild conceptual art project, Printing Out the Internet.  In May...
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Putting the ‘grrr’ into girl

~ Riot grrrl is still relevant, says the former Violet Violet singer – and now ‘The Girls Are…’ editor ~  2013 was one hell of a year for feminism. The ideology of the movement may have been lost in the ladette years of the noughties – the Fratellis/Franz riff chanted across festival fields everywhere...
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‘Park-Time Meditations’

~ Mathilde Frot is a French writer and poet, living in London.   You are bad.  I can be a lot worse, boss. Apple crumble. My mind is falling apart. Liquid joy. It’ll pass. You had to have him. And you did. Don’t say ‘Boss’. It’s an ugly affectation. I’ve cheated on all my...
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