Interstitial Spaces

To be interstitial, therefore, is to operate both within and astride the cracks and fissures of the system, benefiting from its contradictions, anomalies, and heterogeneity. It also means being located at the intersection of the local and the global, mediating between the two contrary categories which in syllogism are called subalternity and superalternity. Hamid Naficy: […]

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Telba: Uzbek Film

Telba (Crazy)2008 Uzbek Film (no subtitles) I am crazy about films with lovely cityscapes. This one of Tashkent was quite a treat! I’m sure the majority of you will not be able to understand this film since its in Uzbek. I think just watching it may be interesting enough. I have to be honest, it […]

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Samangan, 1965

I found this beautiful footage on youtube while researching yurts (one yoga fad has been to practice yoga in yurts — I think it is just for alliterative joy that people do this, not exercise). It is such a delight to have footage of Afghanistan before the wars completely devastated the country. I don’t know […]

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