a blizzard of flakey hunches

It’s night,
at least outside.



Whenever a mobile device breaks by collision or crash (talking about accidental slips and drops here / not considering luddite i-conoclasty, sponsored resistance tests or bittersweet pranks), it usually feels like reality’s flow just hiccupped at your expense.



desk-talk #4 / Bojana Romic

New issue of the desk-talk series.

This is a precious one, since – as in a [ partially unexpected ] symmetrical counterpoint to the previous take (with all its related stylistic ruminations) – it’s mostly a warm off-desktop conversation.



life according to COMM•E

Last month I had the great – and transformative – pleasure to moderate part of the latest VideoVortex event (a colloquial / promenade edition scattered across different [on air]planes of eXistenZ) in the amazing guise of a remotely operated videoconferencing robot. … 


desk-talk #3 / Eleonora Roaro

Time for a third desk-talk.

in case you missed the previous clips, #1 and #2


(screenwriting) ²

in France they say “scénario”, but the accent mark gets easily unnoticed – and you’re already thinking ’bout the worst case version of it

in Italy we prefer “sceneggiatura”, but it always sounds like some slightly careless or even shoddy activity (something nearby “panatura” or “impostura”) – not to mention the usual confusion/overlapping with “scenografia” … 



since we’re not travelling that much recently,
I thought it would have been rather interesting
to see where we have been staying [ stranded? ] most of the time … 



I live in the shadow.

Haven’t left my house for almost a year, now.
They say after six months you could be labeled that way.
They also say it’s a condition, not a mental illness or disorder. … 


desk-talk #2 / W. J. T. Mitchell

Here we are again.

Not too much to write as an intro, you already know the rules (this is the second vlogpost in a series); simply fasten your seatbealts, start the clip below and ENJOY ! … 


half a dozen micro-anecdotes on 2021 soundscRapeRs

Is this the age of digitized hyper-visibility,
further enhanced by the irrepressible virus?
When in doubt, here you have some scattered reasonings
on the role of the auditory counterpart (anything but marginal).