Culture Digest

From art under apartheid to a new novel from Walt Whitman: what to read this weekend

Two of the most interesting films from this year's Berlinale festival were created by alumni of Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab

From the Jannis Kounellis work that nobody wanted to Andrew Motion's defence of sane poets: what to read this weekend

From Umberto Eco on fascism to Thomas Pynchon’s stand-in: what to read this weekend

From Alexander Kluge on poetry to Hannah Arendt on totalitarianism: what to read this weekend

Could online communication provide a new model for contemporary writing?

How the volatile political climate in the US might influence this year’s voting

Batiste Safont, photographer unknown. Courtesy: Wikipedia Commons

From modern art as a torture technique to transgression in grime: what to read this weekend

Satirical TV and the importance of being offended

From Sergei Eisenstein's erotica to ideas for a pneumatic parliament: what to read this weekend

From Frantz Fanon’s hidden humanism to medieval fan fiction: what to read this weekend.

Raúl Ruiz, City of Pirates, 1983, film still

From Anthony Burgess being bitchy to a primer for Xenofeminism: what to read this weekend

Video

Playlist - 27 Feb 2017

Japanese ambient; Russian choral; Argentine folk

Playlist - 20 Feb 2017

The alternative ending of 84 Lumber's Super Bowl promotional film; pyromaniac exercises; shooting scene in Abel Ferrara's Ms. 45