Translations of Bingxin and photos from Ningbo and Fuzhou, by Miranda Jingqiong Yang

Bingxin, the distinguished writer, poet, translator, and social activist, was born Xie Wanying on Oct.5, 1900, in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, to the family of a patriotic naval officer. During the … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hong Kong. travelogue by Jason Wallengren

[click on image to view in full-res]   Jason Wallengren is a self-exiled American artist who questions the geographical identity of his art by working in atypical global societal setups. He shifts … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vigeland. travel journal by Leslie Howes

Vigeland Park, July 2013 (Part I) Her uniform includes blue blazer and colorful flight attendant-like scarf. Her black shoes are scuffed at the toes; narrow trousers don’t quite reach her … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Juan José Saer: A geographical fiction, a fictional geography. essay by Steve Dolph

1 The Argentine novelist Juan José Saer was born to Syrian immigrants in 1937 and lived most of his young life in the city of Santa Fe. In 1968, Saer, … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Silk Road and Granite Steps. essay with photographs by Glenn Arnold

Dunhuang, China, 27 December 2012 The wind bites my face, snow crystals sting my eyes.  It is -17C, and my wife and I are scrambling out of the station, flowing … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disparatures. Seven triptychs from the series, by Carrie Crow

Carrie Crow is a fine art, performance, and horse racing photographer whose work has been exhibited internationally at the Queens Museum of Art, Kunst Altonale Hamburg, and Galleria Perela during … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ferko. poem by Gabriele Tinti. translation by David Graham

Ferko is the diminutive of František, a Slovak Rom singer who, along with his sister, was born with a terrible genetic disease: osteogenesis imperfecta. It is a disease that made … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment