Through the Londonmancers, London's geography and history are linked, and in a plot that revolves around urban cults and the destruction of all of history, the sense of London-ness is expanded to contain everywhere and everywhen
: an urban world and urban history revolving around myths and legends.
Massive in scope, the book travels millennia back to provide examples of historical gender diversity and reaches across continents for its worldly, generous picture of queer lives from everywhere and everywhen
, pushing against the Western focus that is all too common in academic texts.
On April 20 and 21 will be the inter-media performance Everywhen
on the constant rotation of history, a Czech-Slovak project by a team led by the Slovaks Soa Ferienikova and Maria Jadova, as well as the Romanian Alexandra Timpau.
Ancestors are always present in the invisible realm of the 'Dreaming', what Stanner (1956) called the 'Everywhen
' and which we refer to throughout as Altyerre, as it is known in Arrernte and Kaytetye.
In a fictive world that I created in a novel, the type of culture that allowed for such language was described thus: "The key is to hold two perspectives simultaneously, to look at the whole painting while seeing each brush stroke, to consider the whole body when just the foot hurts, to be here now and to be everywhere everywhen
: THE ETERNAL PRESENT IN INDIGENOUS ART FROM AUSTRALIA"
Already in his 1953 lecture Stanner had identified the problem and coined a word in an attempt to resolve it: 'One cannot fix The Dreaming in time', Stanner wrote, 'it was, and is everywhen
Accompanying the mellow crooning of "Everywhen
" was a grid of common Internet searches, from "How do I download copyrighted movies?" to "My cameltoe shows in jeans."
Australian Emily has a rare knack for insistently catchy melody (see Everywhen
), tremendous balladeering (Letters) and her voice is by turns pure as the driven snow and capable of conveying real urgency (Tuesday).
Braun's The Unbound Word "Apps: A Gateway to Reading;" and Kat Kan's Graphically Speaking "Here, There, and Everywhen
Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer announce they are expecting twins, and Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds adopt a beautiful baby girl
Everywhere and Everywhen
: Adventures in Physics and Philosophy.