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3 02, 2019

Bessie A. Ficklen – Dream-Poetry (1891)

By |2019-02-04T15:50:30+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Dreams, Essay|0 Comments

Brief introduction to an oneiricist aunty Every once in a while another hidden ancestor will pop up in the most unlikely of spots. We think it’s important to bring these missing links to light wherever possible, and to celebrate the often hidden efforts of dreamworld explorers of all times and eras… Oh there you are, [...]

12 01, 2019

Joël Gayraud – The Attic of the Abyss

By |2019-01-13T03:42:06+00:00January 12th, 2019|Poetry, Prose|0 Comments

It often happens that some confirmation signal comes in after one of our issues has wrapped up. We welcome this as an indication that the game is not finished, that the exploration continues, and that nothing is ever truly “too late”. In this case, Joël Gayraud has sent us a startling piece of theatre on [...]

25 11, 2018

The Duck of Revolution Awakens

By |2018-11-25T15:11:51+00:00November 25th, 2018|Dreams|0 Comments

Dream of November 23, 2018: I am browsing the internet and come across a page entitled “Ducks of Cartersville”. The purpose of this page is to champion the revolutionary potential of ducks. I scroll the feed and see countless pictures of ducks, and people are discussing the revolutionary pros and cons of each duck in [...]

22 10, 2018

Mormyridean themes and games – an open letter…

By |2018-10-22T22:31:12+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Essay|0 Comments

A recent email from RW Spryszak allowed me to voice some thoughts on the question of Peculiar Mormyrid's themes and games, their uses and abuses... Hi RW, This has nothing to do with your sub which we haven’t read yet, but I wanted to send a personal side-note from me on the "theme" question, something [...]

3 09, 2018

Tourist Trap (1979) – Jason Abdelhadi

By |2018-09-03T15:34:06+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Essay, Image|0 Comments

Automatic response after watching the film Tourist Trap (1979)  Yes the broken manikin is the ending, this is a film about endings like all mannequins are in fact over and done with humans (wait, who with whom?) Discarded mentality is what this flurry of axes with makeup, how their lovely mouths flip open with a [...]

14 08, 2018

I Wagered Deep On The Run Of Six Rats To See Which Would Catch The First Fire

By |2018-08-14T10:21:47+00:00August 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

"Penelope Rosemont once said, “in a sense, all outsider art is surrealist art…” And this was the singular inspiration for this collection. Here, Surrealists are teamed with stalwarts of Fluxus, renegades that have no compass, as well as Outsiders who have rejected the false map of convention. “Be capable of the marvelous” was our call. [...]

25 07, 2018

Mariusze Figle

By |2018-07-25T21:15:25+00:00July 25th, 2018|Image, News|0 Comments

Mariusze Figle, a surrealist emergence from subcarpathian Poland.  You can check out their blog here. mushrooms-man on the bank of great water separating two black lands at the moment of vision