Letter from Glasgow: Virtual
Today’s Guardian shows a photograph of the University cloisters that I was walking through in last week’s Letter. Six hundred new students have been told to self-isolate in their halls of residence and more than a hundred have tested positive for the virus. The gentle revelry that went on in the night spaces of the building is over. Click to read more
Annihilation of Caste – an undelivered speech by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
The exhibition ‘Ideas Travel Faster than Light’ curated by Clair Joy and Jasone Miranda-Bilbao, is the second exhibition in which a group of artists in one country give instructions to another group of artists. This time, artists from India gave instructions to artists from Canada, USA and Spain.
I was asked to collaborate with the artist Jogesh Barve. He asked me to read aloud Annihilation of Caste by B. R. Ambedkar. Click to read more
Adriana et le Che
A Rosario, il y a le Paraná, il y a une immense coulée ocre, le vent de la pampa qui fouette sa surface et soudain un arc-en-ciel qui l’enjambe. Les lanternes d’un navire silencieux s’approchent dans la nuit tiède. On raconte que Celia de la Serna descendant le fleuve à bord d’un de ces navires avait prévu d’accoucher à Buenos Aires mais que son rejeton la contraignit à faire escale ici, cinq cents kilomètres en amont. Ernesto Guevara de la Serna vit le jour le 14 juin 1928. Click to read more