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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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Henri Michaux (1899-1984) became an artist and writer out of inner necessity. He had an awkward relationship with life and sought refuge in fields in which he could cope with the world. This resulted, among other things, in his prose poems, which he wrote, to put it in his own words, “for sanitary reasons”. Roerige Nacht contains a broad selection of two early French volumes (1929 and 1933) that Michaux published in 1967 with Editions Gallimard under the collective title…
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The drawings in this slim edition are the work of by Rutger Blom (1994). They were done between the ages of fourteen and eighteen, most them during various lessons at Rutger’s secondary school in Rotterdam. Sea Urchin brings together this fine collection of school dirt for the first time and publishes it as the #1 in a series of booklets dedicated to young and promising artists. The series is called The Bacon Mirage. Limited print run of 60, of which only 30 copies are available for retail…
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sold outDreams! Dreams! is a passage from Herman Melville’s novel Mardi: and a Voyage Thither, published in two volumes in 1849. The book, Melville’s third, was his first work of fiction, whereas his earlier Typee and Omoo were for the greater part autobiographical travel stories. Mardi is set in the South Pacific and initially reads as a travelogue but then blends with philosophical musings on the confrontations of its main characters and the imaginary…

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sold outGheorghe Vasiliu was a Romanian poet who named himself George Bacovia after his native town Bacau. Bacovia was born there in 1881 and distinguished himself as a talented draughtsman, violinist and poet while being educated at the Prince Ferdinand Gymnasium, now located at George Bacovia Street in Bacau. After having moved to Bucharest to study Law in 1903, Bacovia made the acquaintance of poet and…

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