Category Archives: I Remember

Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson and The Kings Cellar, Limekilns.

The book is so modern, it’s insane. Melville uses all these voices — historian, naturalist, botanist, lawyer, dreamer, obsessive librarian. His jump-cut style is truly contemporary. Laurie Anderson on Moby Dick  November 1999 The métro pulls in to Bobigny Pablo-Picasso in … Continue reading

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The Firebugs of Kreuzberg

Retain your memories but détourn them so that they correspond with your era. Asger Jorn We are in Berlin travelling on the U-Bahn to Kottbusser Tor in Kreuzberg. It is a gloriously warm April morning with fists of sunlight starting … Continue reading

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I Remember (after Brainard and Perec) – Nos 8-14, 11th February 2012 CE.

First part: Nos 1-7 8 I remember our first house in the new town of Glenrothes, Rimbleton precinct.  All the precincts were named after the old farms on which the mass housing was built.  Rimbleton streets were named after Scottish … Continue reading

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I Remember (after Brainard and Perec)

The starting point is George Perec’s Je Me Souviens (1978) which I instantly fell in love with on a visit to Paris.  I literally stumbled across it in a small bookshop,  in the 7th arrondissement. Books were stacked and littered … Continue reading

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