The Are We Ersatz? edition

“…Ah! You are a happy fellow,” said Mr Farebrother, turning on his heel and beginning to fill his pipe. “You don’t know what it is to want spiritual tobacco – bad emendations of old texts, or small items about a variety of Aphis brassicae, with the well-known signature of Philomicron, for the Twaddler’s Magazine; or … Continue reading

The (non)-native edition

When Richie McCaffrey first approached NLP with his poetry we were awestruck by its grey tones, guttural Highland syllables and the deep, inexorable song of the sea. In his short collection for NLP, ‘Taxidermy’, Richie conjures up a palimpsest that stretches across Scotland’s shores, where “a forgotten clan knapping their arms in the swash” stand … Continue reading

The in-between Edition

In this month’s edition NLP welcomes two poets from the US, legendary artist-activist Michael Kearns, and poet & college professor Howie Good. Michael is also (famously) an actor and his work for NLP expresses his stagework through a triptych of poems; in a wider sense the Kearns triptych is a political piece that examines the … Continue reading

Spiders and Silicon

Pat Neil returns to the travel section with The Spider on the Differential,  the much anticipated sequel to ‘Spain in Cold Storage’, as she delves further into the experience of sixties Spain. Donkeys, differentials and (almost) dead clients… Meanwhile, the latest in-depth arts interview sees Nicola Moir quiz hot Australian art duo The Silicon Artists … Continue reading

Week one

We will henceforth be publishing on a more or less fortnightly basis with all new articles and art pieces being presented at the same time but still in the current magazine style format. Submissions are increasing so this new regime will allow more time to work on all aspects of the New Linear Perspectives project, … Continue reading

Hong Kong Biennial

Unlike the more well know Biennials of Art, the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards takes a local focus rather than an international one. The aim of the Award is to provide an open platform for the display of the best work from Hong Kong artists over the last two years. The Awards were decided … Continue reading

The Sydney Biennale 2010

Roll up, roll up, the 17th Sydney Biennale of Art is in town! Designed to do more  than just entertain by a ringmaster who has heralded it a show for wonderment, where cultural boundaries have been broken down and power distributed evenly. It is no small task to unify the work of 440 works by 166 artists … Continue reading