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Alexander Carnera

Carnera is a freelance writer living in Copenhagen.

The big backdrop world

Yu Hua Translator Anne Wedell-Wedellsborg: China in ten words
CHINA: Yu Hua shows how today's economically controlled China of 40 years has moved from peasant society to the most economically powerful country

A traveling anarchist suitcase

: Mr. Antipyrine. 4-5, 2019
JOURNAL? A Danish cross-aesthetic journal has now published its new double number 4-5 on almost 500 pages.

The books are pilgrimages

Peter Handke: Does art possess an independent quality that cannot be overridden by a moral judge?

About being attentive and taking the lot of things

CY Frostholm: Træmuseet
TRÆER: Through a conversation with trees, the author of the book becomes clearer about his relationship to loneliness, vulnerability and the grief of the disappearance of things.

Can we recover the Amazon's lung?

Félix Guattari Translated by Christel Pedersen: The three ecologies
ecosophy: Current Brazil looks like Guattari's worst nightmare. His mental revolution also suggests that nature itself comes first.

Our constant hustle and bustle

Jonathan Crary Translated by Mathias Ruthner: 24 / 7. Late capitalism and the attacks on sleep
SLEEP: Today's working life and economy have created a mental climate that promotes individuals who are constantly busy, interacting, responding, communicating – and thus a type of human being accustomed to dwelling, hesitating, wondering or daydreaming.

No one to bring your charge against, for your mistakes, your insensitivity and stupidity

KROPSTEATER: Wearing black suit, black mask, black gloves, half human, half insect, clattering like the beetle…

Grief's existential interest

Svend Brinkmann: The grieving animal
Grief: Grief is rediscovered as a ritual thinking practice.

Mjøsa: Place sense and carrier bag

ESSAY: The constant focus on work, bustle and productivity takes us away from a neighborhood of things – every day there are people who can feel that something is also breaking in them.