Posts filed under “art”.
Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor anime short film in three parts by Kōji Yamamura, voiced by kyōgen actors of the Shigeyama house (with English subtitles). Part One of Three: Part Two of Three: Part Three of Three:
Anton Chekhov To Lydia Avilova My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying. When you describe the miserable and unfortunate, and want to make the reader feel pity, try to be [...]
Yes, it’s a very fragile process. It’s so difficult to condense this material into a public performance, to say something with all these things that were initially improvised and then shape and form them into a structure. And maybe the reason that it’s not something that anybody can do is that you need to have [...]
The scene changes to an empty room. Rimbaud has gone to Abyssinia to make his fortune in the slave trade. Wittgenstein has first chosen schoolteaching, then menial work as a hospital orderly. Duchamp has turned to chess. And, accompanying these exemplary renunciations of a vocation, each man has declared that he considers his previous achievements [...]
South American Tango dancers, denied entry to the UK by our government’s anti-artist immigration laws dance their farewell at Glasgow airport.