Kategori: Diverse

På randen af eksistens

Nationalpoet og landsforræder Hamsuns forfatterskab er i sjælden grad paradoksalt; vitalistisk og romantisk, skræmmende reaktionært og forbløffende moderne. Og derfor genstand for en mildt sagt ambivalent og modstræbende beundring. I 1920 blev han tildelt Nobelprisen, i 1948 dømt for landsforræderi.…

“Me, a dumb person: German literature is dark.

You, a smart person: Actually, Nietzsche teaches that there is hope, just not for us.”

Straight Lines

Observations broken into lines. Beautiful observations broken into perfect lines. SmokeLong Quarterly features flash fiction. Such as Straight Lines. In Straight Lines, the mundane and the surreal blend as two siblings search for realness in a family that values frivolous…

Do you have these intense moments

Do you have these intense moments when something is about to happen and you feel that something very important is coming up like a strange coincidence which isn’t really a coincidence but you can’t really say what it is not…

Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

“You are born alone. You die alone. The value of the space in between is trust and love,” artist Louise Bourgeoise wrote in her diary at the end of a long and illustrious life as she contemplated how solitude enriches…

Barthes’ Punctum

The Punctum is a detail that pierces and punctures the heart. It is a strong emotional reaction that is unexpectedly found; that impacts our mind/memory, making us hold our breath. The Punctum can also be described as that part of…

Hacking Culture

Lecture given at Museums and the Web 2002 by Pia Vigh, Director CultureNet Denmark, Denmark. – Introduction During the last three years, CultureNet Denmark (www.kulturnet.dk) along with the established cultural institutions in Denmark, has been actively working with projects digitizing and communicating…