Berfrois

February 2017

GOOD LUCK.

GOOD LUCK.

Few exhibitions have been as anticipated as the current Francis Picabia retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Eric D. Lehman: The Darkest Book of All

Eric D. Lehman: The Darkest Book of All

During dark times, we are drawn to dark books. Threats of chaos and futility skyrocket sales of nihilistic fictions like Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.

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Nicholas Gamso on Patti Smith

Nicholas Gamso on Patti Smith

As Smith sang the words, she appeared a disused vessel, ruined by the trauma of modernity. Her eyes were in a squint, her collar, a prairie preacher’s, was plain.

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Jessica Sequeira: Good Friends, Associates

Jessica Sequeira: Good Friends, Associates

Blind Spot smashes multiple genres into a single space, blending and fusing romance, thriller and existentialist novel into a hybrid entity. Its form tests the notion that ​there is a singular aspect to the world.

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Owen Vince: The Possibility of Kindness

Owen Vince: The Possibility of Kindness

Now more than ever, it is crucial that we stand up to and reject this normalization of racism and populist, far-right ideology. That we reject the narratives of the far and extreme right.

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Up Morden Tower

Up Morden Tower

While on the Wapping picket line opposing Murdoch, I was inspired by the best piece of street poetry that I’ve ever heard, when an old cockney printer shouted at a scab ‘you’re so low you could walk under a snake, wearing a top ‘at’.

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