13 11, 2019

Cooking Soluble Fish With Banana Oil

By |2019-11-14T01:55:58+00:00November 13th, 2019|Essay, News|0 Comments

Out into the world to see Who’s Who and What’s Not -Count Screwloose In baseball parlance, a “screwball” is the opposite of a “straight pitch”, that is, a trick play, an unforeseen or erratic tactic. The screwy, at its most basic, is a form of energy, something simultaneously marvellous, explosive, and, as a consequence of [...]

27 10, 2019

OUR GAME

By |2019-10-28T20:16:25+00:00October 27th, 2019|Essay|0 Comments

“Only by despairing, and then despairing of despair, can mankind begin truly to see and to act consciously in the service of the marvelous. This preliminary violation of the rules prepares the way for an entirely new game, our game, know as subversion, sublime love, the exaltation of freedom." - Lighthouse of the Future Manifesto, [...]

21 10, 2019

The Cenacles and the Limelight

By |2019-10-21T17:57:55+00:00October 21st, 2019|Essay|0 Comments

Recently we have seen a wave, an inflation of events and exhibitions called “surrealist.” One of its characteristics is the notable presence of sponsorship logos, most of them representing more or less official cultural institutions. We note the participation of more and less well-known, including some repulsive people from the academic world. In other words: [...]

11 06, 2019

Hypnagogic film for your indoor voice, please!

By |2019-06-11T22:27:36+00:00June 11th, 2019|Dreams, Essay|0 Comments

Scene I   A flower spreads open in black and white with a tentacle for each petal. One cloudy day this plant will gesture threateningly to a line of elementary students in front of their school.   Voice: “The smallest is the best kind.”   [This film is cut from the hypnagogic imagery and phrases [...]

3 03, 2019

An Attempt at Busby Berkeley Exegesis

By |2019-03-03T18:43:43+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Essay|0 Comments

Love will take you by the hand And lead you to its wonderland Forget about your rainbow schemes Spin a little web of dreams Busby Berkeley is the hermetic tardigrade of cinema. Busby becomes our homunculus each time we view the pleasures of his celluloid geometry. Each time we “bring our broken melody” into his [...]

3 02, 2019

Bessie A. Ficklen – Dream-Poetry (1891)

By |2019-02-04T15:50:30+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Dreams, Essay|1 Comment

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, [...]

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 [...]

22 01, 2018

Sex Organ Inquiry

By |2018-01-22T23:24:18+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Essay, News|0 Comments

What does a sex act involving no living organisms look like? CC: The androgynous Chaos locked in eternal masturbation. JA: A richter scale in action during a seismic event DC: Geophysics CW: No one can see sex between the dead without spectral vision goggles and I’ve temporarily misplaced mine somewhere between Sierra Leone and the [...]