Sunday, May 16, 2010

Emily Dickinson in Trafalgar Square???


- My Hero, the Outlaw of Amherst : "From the start I thought of Emily Dickinson's bedroom as an empowerment zone. She knew the work she wanted to do; there were serious odds against her doing it, social and personal. At some point she realized, emphatically, that she had to create a place of absolute concentration, where no distractions stood between her and her work, where no talk interfered with the new language she was inventing; where she could ignore the knock on the door, refuse the callers, control access..." read the whole story

- 'I wanted to do a work connected to Trafalgar Square' : "Yinka Shonibare's recreation of Nelson's ship HMS Victory will soon be unveiled on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth. Here, he tells Rachel Cooke about his fascination with the British establishment..." read more...

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