Colonial Desire

I have a photocopy of this book and it has always been something I should seriously read. It still is, even though it is old now. I forget that I have it because it is a photocopy. I’m going to get rid of the photocopy and probably buy the book, even though I do not … More Colonial Desire

A Turkish poetry manifesto, 1941

Read it. Axé. P. S. I got this from Neil P. and he pointed out this excerpt: “The new aesthetics will only be achieved with new ways and vehicles. There is nothing new or artistic in squeezing certain ideologies into already accepted forms. The structures should be changed completely. In order to get away … More A Turkish poetry manifesto, 1941

Pérez Firmat

This is an exact description of what happened to me with my ill-fated Vallejo book. Its ill fate killed me and it took me a long time — seven years, I believe — to understand. If I had understood it then I could have worked on or with the situation. But I did not understand … More Pérez Firmat

Beyond literacy

There is a dissertation written in rap and an article that connects Funes el memorioso to the digital world, Benjamin and more, and tries to get us beyond ideation. Or out of it. Mackenzie says the thought-action is the desirable alternative to ideation. Funes remembers everything but does not form concepts; he is pre- or … More Beyond literacy

Estoy enojada

Mail not sent I Dices: “No tengo prisa ni ganas de publicar el libro, tal como lo tienes, porque no es mejor que [mi último libro].” ¿Por qué, entonces, pediste la revisión de tu traducción, para una editorial? ¿Sobre todo si estabas todavía escribiendo el libro, añadiéndole cosas? Mail not sent II Un aspecto extraño … More Estoy enojada

Revista DYN

Here is a detailed description. And they have that Amerindian number. Note: “The third number was released already in autumn 1942 with Paalen´s essay “Art and Science” about the Goethe-Newton debate on light, adapted to the dangerous imbalance of scientific and artistic notions in the modern world in view of the atomical danger. It contained … More Revista DYN