Darran Anderson

Darran Anderson


Imaginary Cities @influx & @UChicagoPress Inventory coming soon @ChattoBooks & @fsgbooks Writing The Architecture of Tyranny. Rep @EveWhiteAgency

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Driving, in my mind's eye at least, with the photographer Henry Wessel

A thread of photography from around the world, while we're in isolation. 1. 'The Black Sea: Between Chronicle & Fiction' by Vanessa Winship

My deepest gratitude to my ma on Mother’s Day for raising the evil changeling that the faeries left in place of her actual first-born.

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The second instalment of quarantine travels around the world, via architecture. This time we meet the doomed Russian Silver Age writers & artists of the Stray Dog Café, below the streets of Saint Petersburg

'The rudimentary submarines, fashioned in secret workshops deep in the mangrove swamps of north-western Pacific coast [of Colombia], are notoriously difficult for navy patrols or radar to detect...'

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Only just found out that Moebius did an illustrated edition of Dante's Paradiso.

Yoshida Kenko wrote this around the year 1330 and now we're sitting reading it.

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These are staggering - otherworlds by Jie Ma (love the Brutalist Isle of the Dead especially)

Wandering the streets at the beginning of winter, I always think of the paintings of John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893). There's no-one who captured the chill of the streets at dusk & twilight and the inviting glow of interiors like he did.

I like to imagine this zoom going on forever.

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I've written a piece for Vice on the importance of keeping things mysterious in video games, sci-fi etc, focusing on the exquisite forthcoming game 'Sable'

Shadows by Eyvind Earle (1916 – 2000)

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