What exactly are the Weird and the Eerie? In this new essay, Mark Fisher argues that some of the most haunting and anomalous fiction of the 20th century belongs to these two modes. The Weird and the Eerie are closely related but distinct modes, each possessing its own distinct properties. Both have often been associated with Horror, yet this emphasis overlooks the aching fascination that such...
Do those who succeed work harder than those who only dream about success? Are they smarter, luckier, more ruthless? And does financial success bring happiness? These perennial questions are perhaps more timely than ever. The Instant Millionaire answers them in the unforgettable voice of a very wise and wealthy old man. Known as the ?Instant Millionaire? because he grasped the true secret of making a fortune overnight, this sage mentors a young man with frustrated dreams and nine-to-five disappointments. In practical, ready-to-implement lessons, he reveals the ideas and actions that can give anyone the mentality of a millionaire. This simple yet powerful mental shift paves the way not only for financial success but also for profound personal fulfillment and well-being.
What do you do if you find yourself weeping in the stalls? How should you react to Jude Law's trousers or David Tennant's hair? Are you prepared to receive toilet paper in the post? What if the show you just damned turns out to be a classic? If you gave it a five-star rave will anyone believe you?...
This revised set of resources for Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies syllabus 0450 (and Cambridge O Level Business Studies syllabus 7115) is thoroughly updated for the latest syllabus for first examinations from 2015.
Chillingham Castle is considered by many as a forboding place where spirits lurk in every corner. Therefore it is no surprise that it hails the title of the most haunted castle in Britain. This book combines the gruesome history, the reported paranormal a
Institutional Attitudes onderzoekt welke identiteit kunstinstellingen in de toekomst kunnen hebben. Zullen ze in staat zijn om weer diepgang en hoogte te bewerkstelligen? En is dat wenselijk? En zo ja, hoe gaat die nieuwe verticaliteit er dan uitzien? Of kunnen ze beter horizontale, verdiepende strategie
In de kunstwereld is sprake van een groeiend ethisch besef, zowel in relatie tot sociale, politieke en economische uitdagingen, als in de manier waarop er kritisch wordt nagedacht over de eigen productie- en distributiemechanismen. Dit boek doet een poging om te beschrijven hoe de artistieke verbeelding nieuwe situaties kan voortbrengen, op basis van zowel het potentieel als de beperkingen van het...
Door voortdurend veranderende technologie en groeiende communicatienetwerken groeien de menselijke keuzes en mogelijkheden. Maar iedere technologische vernieuwing kent ook zijn tegenvoeter: de militaire, administratieve, existenti
Interrupting the City explores the ways in which artistic practices and interventions constitute the public sphere. To interrupt the city (be it digitally or materially) means to arrest the flow or circulation that the city consists of. The tactics by which this interruption is achieved may vary, ranging from a media offensive to riots in the streets, but each and every time these activities...
Neoliberalism has taken autonomous professional values and labour firmly in its grasp. Traditional forms of employment are replaced with post-Fordist conditions in which work has become freelance, flexible, mobile, project-based, hybrid and temporary. This way of working is not new to artists. They have seen themselves confronted with these precarious conditions since many years. Mobile Autonomy...
Is art criticism losing ground, because of the Internet and art blogs? Do people consider the authorative art critics (of newspapers, magazines) as their most important source to assess and filter what they want to see, read, etc.? Most recent discussions have revolved around the question 'what is art criticism?'; this book wants to explore the question: 'where is art criticism?'. It wants to...
Imaginative Bodies contains a series of in-depth conversations with dancers and choreographers, composers, visual artists, Hip Hop artists, dramaturgs, a lighting designer and a puppeteer. The overall theme is defined by the body, both in relation to the place it takes in the artist's work, and in relation to wider debates on the body in philosophy, science, medicine, anthropology, and the arts....
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