Kafka in his antinovels attempts to show the absurdity of life as a whole; nothing is alive in this world or, at least, nothing makes sense. The processes are meaningless, authorities are incomprehensible. Chancelleries and institutions have no boundaries—it is
New Elements in the Old Epic (The History of Gilgamesh) from Bowstring: On the Dissimilarity of the Similar
Let’s renew our path with examples. Gilgamesh is the hero of the Akkadian epic—of the multi-characteristic stage—who was apparently a historical figure, living nearly three thousand years before the Common Era, at a time when in the lower parts of
Forward from Bowstring: On the Dissimilarity of the Similar
I lived once by the river near Chudovo when I was a boy. It was springtime. The bird-cherry trees had finished blooming. At dusk, when the slanting rays of sunlight lit up the forest, the nightingales would start singing. They
Cloaked in Fragments: Fragments of Sappho, trans. Anne Carson, Ed.
This video was created for Push the Envelope, an exhibition at Dynamo Project Space in Thessaloniki, Greece. It compiles fragments taken from a reflection on a pond, Sappho’s lyrical poetry, and alterations of Anne Carson’s English translations of Sappho’s poetry.