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For most of his life, Ace Farren Ford has stretched the limits of sounds and visuals to a point beyond reasonable identity. A founding member of the Los Angeles Free Music Society (LAFMS) and a very early member of the pioneer noise rock band Smegma, he has played with such varied ensembles as Crowbar Salvation, Rancid Vat, the Mystery Band, EXP…
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‘The Arras’ is a passage from Ann Radcliffe’s early Gothic novel ‘The Romance of the Forest’, first published in 1791. Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) is ranked among the pioneers of the genre. In her novels Radcliffe developed the technique of the ‘explained supernatural’, which had a strong influence on Edgar Allan Poe, Marquis de Sade and Sir Walter Scott…
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sold out‘Paralyse’ is the title of a novel that Gustav Sack conceived and started in 1913 but never had the chance to finish. The novel was to revolve around the delirious ideas and fantasies of a poet/philosopher who, like Sack’s inspiration Friedrich Nietzsche, suffers from dementia paralytica in the final stages of syphilis. In a letter to his fiancee Paula Harbeck Sack explains that…

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In this slim edition, beautifully designed by Anneke Auer, publisher Ben Schot interviews poet Yannis Livadas about the current position of poetry in general. Starting from Filippo Tommaso Marinetti’s violent notion of poetry, the discussion follows a precarious path of its own. Schot’s prosaic train of thought clashes with Livadas’s poetic language…
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As part of his quest for an Ailleurs (Elsewhere) author, poet and artist Henri Michaux (1899-1984) experimented with various hallucinogenic substances. In numerous drawings he has noted down either directly or during flashbacks his experiences with drugs like mescaline, LSD, and psilocybine. In addition he devoted many poems and prose texts to his experiments.
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