The Plenitude of Distraction

Marina van Zuylen

This short book takes a second look at distraction, extracting untold pleasures from its alleged dangers, defending and celebrating the unfocused life for the small and great wonders it can deliver. In Montaigne's words, there is a marvelous grace in letting thoughts be carried away at the pleasure of the wind.



Tense and Spaced Out

Blake Rayne

Blake Rayne’s paintings stem from the generative duplicity of words like Script, Folder, Application, Dissolve and Screen. These operative terms situate the work between forms of linguistic description and the history of reflexive material practices in art. This monograph covers the last ten years of the artist’s output.



Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet

Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet resolutely eschewed a Hollywood style of spectacle filmmaking to create some of the most raw and beautiful, as well as innovative and profoundly moving films of our times. Their writings open up a further understanding of their essential contributions, and their unique place in film history.



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From False Globalisation to the One Communist World
by Alain Badiou
March 2017