Cedar Lewisohn

Immaculate Confection

Cedar Lewisohn has more trouble with his new computer than he does with eating ‘sweet Jesus’ after a day out at the Pathology Museum. It’s the Easter weekend, and I’m on the 172 bus, typing away on my laptop, although I’m close to throwing it o the top deck, I’m so frustrated with it. I’m…

Ciclo: ¡Vampiros!

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires January-February 2013 The cinematic spirit of the Scala lives on in Buenos Aires, fittingly similar to the undead celebrated in the recent season at the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (Malba). Combining élan with opportunism, Ciclo: ¡Vampiros! is programmed to catch a little heat off the…

Crude

from a novel in progress by Sally O’Reilly  ‘Plastic’s well sexy. You’ve got your rubber fetishwear, which isn’t actually rubber, but usually PVC, which is a petrochemical, of course. And you’ve got your hard, thermosetting plastics in your vibrators and dildos. This discreet prawn model is a real big seller among the professional ladies, whereas…

Continental Film Night

by Peter Wix Good Mourning– Herta Nyström (2011) A nordic Jules et Jim, and the third feature produced according to the Tjärnö 09 manifesto, strictly observing the principle of “temporal and geographical alienation” as the golden rule of Tj09 moviemaking. Knowing this, however, is not essential to enjoying this homage to bucolic joys, triangular love,…

Take London

For Spike! For Brum! We march as Juan! You may take our funding but you will never take our better quality of life and increased life expectancy!’ Art-world think-tank BAZ chart the growth of regional art scene hooligan firms and their ambitious attempt to ‘Take London’. BAZ interns have acquired alarming documents that uncover the meteoric…

World of Echo

Sharing a love of Arthur Russell’s 1986 album, World of Echo, musician David Sheppard and artist Louise Clarke chose to use its resonant song titles as springboards for new ctions. With each participant unaware of what the other was writing, these short, sudden narratives reverberate between the pair with a curious synchronicity, ideas and images…