Bas Jan Ader

“A white body of a man, rocked in the arms of the waves, Is very small too.” From Johanna Adriana Ader-Appels’ poem From the Deep Waters of Sleep, 12 October 1975 19 his mother

Power quotes #000

“Blind patriotism has been kept intact by rewriting history to provide people with moral consolation and a psychological basis for denial.” –William H. Boyer       “Politically speaking, tribal nationalism [patriotism] always insists that its own people are surrounded by ‘a world of enemies’ – ‘one against all’ – and that a fundamental difference exists between this […]

A brothers chuckle

To you A preliminary test of format to enable free flow of thoughts and words to be paired with more reflective writing. To me Conflation Con flat I on Sift through Open the flood gates Coming over here, taking our jobs Our women Our hours Our measures Our waiting time We love a good queue […]


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Party of One

  Components A cupboard A chair A person 148 balloons Stuff the balloons into trouser pockets Action Emptying one’s lungs into each balloon, roughly two and a half full breaths to fill. One begins with pattern and firm focus on each act of deflation into expansion. The pattern of left pocket, right pocket is lost […]

Heuristic Hiatus

The fact that capitalism produces its own forms of possessive individualism, narcissism and paranoia, and controlled mobility is significant. Rosi Braidotti Francesca Ferrando – Can an artistic intervention truly bring about an unforeseen way of thinking, or is it more a matter of creating a sensation of “meaninglessness” that shows the absurdity of the […]

Are You Waiting For The Speaker

Repeat the phrase “Are You Waiting For The Speaker” until exhaustion Repeat the phrase “Is The Speaker Waiting For You” until exhaustion Alternate each phrase until exhaustion