Along with Lev Parker (Morbid Books), I’ll be co-running a writing workshop in Norway between May 22nd – 29th. Information here. There are eight places. The Betty Fjord University is an intellectual summer camp, reading group and writing retreat. Based at the Betty Fjord Clinic, a residential studio and sauna in the Randsfjord Valley anContinue reading “Writing Workshop, Norway, May 2022”
Video A variety of new things: a discussion with the very interesting Alex Kaschuta entitled ‘Men & Women at the End of History’. A discussion with the lovely Deacon Jon for the Gnostic Wisdom Network entitled ‘Pagan Love, Nature, & Authentic Life in the Black Iron Prison’. A discussion with Lev Parker, Editor of MorbidContinue reading “new year, new work, new teaching”
[This piece accompanies an earlier text, ‘The Politics of Care: Rethinking Collective Being in the Wake of COVID-19’. Both texts were written for my friends at the Workers’ University/Front Slobode in Tuzla, Bosnia, funded by the Rosa Luxemburg Society] All photographs are mine, taken during the last 18 months
Some recent audio/visual output…and future plans. A talk a gave for the Royal Musical Association’s Music & Philosophy Working Group entitled Music as Philosophy can be seen here A podcast I did for Contain on the work of angelicism01 with Buum, Janie, Paul (from bible), Pool Boy, Eris Fendo is here (it’s one of theContinue reading “Everything that is Happening”
One on Angels and one on Ivan Illich. Q & A for the latter taking place 4pm UK time Thursday 5th August (register here). Please contact me if you are interested in private tuition/supervision, or if you would like to commission me to write/speak.
I’m teaching an 8-week course on the work of Ivan Illich, covering all of his major works on tools, schools, medicine, gender, literacy and other important topics. You can find out about the course here. I did a video with Justin Murphy, convenor of the course here.
I have a new book coming out in January 2022 with Penguin called What Do Men Want? which examines the discussion about (and by) men in recent years. It’s an attempt, among other things, to understand both male resentment and female anger `(and vice versa). I’ve set up a Substack, which reminds me of someContinue reading “New Work”
Photograph taken in Burgess Park, Summer 2020 Weak mortals, chained to the earth, creatures of clay as frail as the foliage of the woods, you unfortunate race, whose life is but darkness, as unreal as a shadow, the illusion of a dream, hearken to us, who are immortal beings, ethereal, ever young and occupied withContinue reading “Reflections on 2020”
Yesterday I took part in a ResPublica discussion with Nimco Ali, Mary Harrington and Kathleen Stock, chaired by Louise Perry. It was a real honour to speak alongside these great women, and the questions were excellent.
You can find my recent writing on art, culture, politics and philosophy at The Telegraph, The Spectator and ArtReview. I have recently given a four-part lecture series for The Stoa on love, sex, marriage and the future of the relationship between men and women (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4). There are aContinue reading “On-going Writing/Talking”