May 2009: Backyards and Courtyards
Here at Plotki Towers, we take pride in our extensive backyard and sumptuous courtyard – it’s where we plant and nurture the brains of Plotki editors. Continue reading
One afternoon, looking for a key cutter in Sofia I ended up in a desolate backyard in the centre of the city. The unexpected meeting with some of the inhabitants there brought me a new insight.
Damien Brailly and Siarhei Liubimau are implicitly undermining Zizek’s account on backyard voyeurism, overly centred on rigid Lacanian psychoanalysis and Hitchcock’s motive of immobility by tersely narrating seven scenes featuring another Warszawa Praga character
Zoon politikon mioritikus is a rather common animal living in different ecosystems around Romania, with an extreme concentration in the Bucharest area. Continue reading
House number is 78. Brass plate above the door says 44. There are another 19 flats like this one on the block. Adjacent ones are twice as big as mine is. Continue reading
Chicken soup and dead rats, buttermilk and sunlight, violins and badminton, etiquette and Form…eleven portraits of Krakowians and their courtyards. Continue reading
The globe sits on a large wooden desk, an old mahogany desk in a home library that has floor to ceiling books. There is even one of those ladders that rolls around on casters. Think of the kind Audrey Hepburn used in “Funny Face”. Continue reading