THEORY: the last edition

With thanks to… Elizabeth Rimmer Stephan Delbos Andrew McCallum Crawford Mandy Haggith Julie Maclean Rodger Evans Frederick Pollack Geoffrey Heptonstall Anne Rouse Advertisements

The Globes Edition

So, this is 2013. This month, in our Globes edition, we welcome an international array of writers to our pages. US writer Wes Henricksen reimagines the fable in his short story ‘The Scorpion’, which retains the subversive innocence of all good fables. Mexico-based poet Jack Little (founder of The Ofi Press) recalls a moment from … Continue reading

The Code Edition

There is a physicality to the way we record things – a place for memory – that appears in code; we call this language. It is learnt through sight, touch, sound, and is arguably site specific. “The narratives respond directly to the land, as the land responds directly to the… stories”, writes David Abram in … Continue reading

The Quiet Snowfire Edition

NLP’s Microsessions last month was a fiery snowstorm of words, poetry, film, music & art. We are still recovering. Thanks to all those who got involved, we hope you enjoy Delaina Haslam’s photo-review of the event – a veritable smorgasbord of flying & settling words that created a quiet blizzard at the top of Leith Walk. In this … Continue reading

The subversion edition

  With the ‘disappearance’ of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei now headline news, NLP thought it timely to revisit Allan Harkness’ in-depth appraisal of Zhou Chunya and his fellow Chengdu artists, who, grappling “the thought of Chinese painting faced with the end of modernity”, produce a “a genuinely critical art, a restless art, one openly enquiring … Continue reading