“You Spartans are the only people in Hellas who wait calmly on events, relying for defence not on action but on making people think that you will act.”
Q. Lei new website, The Inbetween Album, which covers tech, art and the Berlin and Shenzhen cultural scenes.
“What Do Artists Do Behind the Scenes?” considers different aspects of the creative life, as well as the notion of the overly-mystified artist. Q. Lei presents the issue from a variety of perspectives and responds to some of the ideas discussed in an episode of my Artist Journal podcast.
“I have written my work, not as an essay which is to win the applause of the moment, but as a possession of all time.”
I'll be presenting a one-hour lecture on ‘J.G. Ballard and the Visual Arts’ at the Mitte Media Festival in Berlin. In this talk I’ll explore the influence of Surrealism and Pop Art on J.G. Ballard's writing and philosophy. For more information, please visit the Mitte Media Festival event page.