New unlikely places –

I’m still here, in this world of unlikely places. My plan for these new micro-paintings, was to stay in the abstract. To focus on colour and dynamic lines. But the thing with art, I have recently discovered, is that the maker is only partly in control, sometimes it feels like the object has a life…

– it takes half an hour to write an article …

Italo Calvino via Time’s Flow Stemmed They want articles all over the place and I write them because it takes half an hour to write an article. To write an article not to do an article. To do an article you have to … *   Italo Calvino * * Want to know more about Italo Calvino? Have a look…

Workshop of Potential Literature*

Who has not felt, in reading a text—whatever its quality—the need to improve it through a little judicious retouching? – Francois Le Lionnais * Workshop of Potential Literature = Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle = Oulipo Meeting of the Oulipo in the garden of François Le Lionnais, 1975 (I recognize Italo Calvino (who’s work I love!) in the picture…