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Abandoned Artifacts

I had this conversation with a friend of mine just the other day.

I use to love so many of those literary outlaws – Buroughs, Jean Genet, Jim Carroll, … 154 more words


Sonar Festival Copenhagen, Djuna Barnes & Darkness Falls

Pics taken for Sonar Festival Copenhagen. Allan Mutuku Kortbaek, all rights reserved


Sónar festival ready for Copenhagen debut

Original article written for The Local Denmark, available here.

For the first time ever, Barcelona’s famed Sónar festival comes to the Danish capital. Here are our picks for the weekend’s can’t-miss performances. 491 more words


Djuna Barnes - Nightwood

Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood is a nocturnal novel, shaped by the strange shiftings of the night. Its characters are outsiders who come together in the dream-like logic of the novel as they share desires and frustrations. 287 more words

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes

If you follow the most difficult to read books, you will most likely meet Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood. It does, indeed, have demanding prose. As for its “narcotic quality” that… 870 more words


The curve of joy...

The unendurable is the beginning of the curve of joy.
Our bones ache only while the flesh is on them.

– Djuna Barnes, Nightwood
Image: Djuna Barnes