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The Shining and The Eerie

The Shining got under my skin when I read it at the age of fourteen: the corridors that extend in time as well as space; the catatonic drop-outs; telepathy; schizophrenia; the Poe and Carroll intertexts; the pulp modernist experiments with layout … Later, I would see a quasi-schizoanalytic critique of patriarchy and patriarchal time (the […]

Three events this week …

1. Wednesday, 13 March at Waterstone’s Trafalgar Square: Capitalist Realism: What is it and how to fight it With Mark Fisher, Peter Fleming and Alex Niven. (Unfortunately, there is a charge for this – naturally, however, none of the money is going to the authors … ) 2. Saturday 16 March, at the Showroom Discussion […]

On Vanishing Land

Mark Fisher and Justin Barton: On Vanishing Land 6 February–30 March 2013 Opening Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm Press Breakfast with the artists: Tuesday 5 February, 9.30–11am Preview: Tuesday 5 February, 6.30–8.30pm Performances by John Foxx and Raime: Thursday 7 March, 7pm (see www.theshowroom.org for information and booking) Discussion with Mark Fisher, Justin Barton, The Otolith Collective, […]