In Conversation: Trevor Guthrie
Aug31

In Conversation: Trevor Guthrie

“These things come from childhood nightmares, and they come from poetry, from the demons and spirits whispering in your ear, from the memory of birth, from early Renaissance painting, from drunken madness, from music and from the scent of fuchsias.” Zürich based visual artist Trevor Guthrie.

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In Conversation: Jeremy Bouma
Aug31

In Conversation: Jeremy Bouma

“I’ve discovered offering different paths of engagement with ideas is simply a good way to be human. Even the best political movements—both the uplifting and not so uplifting—were driven by a narrative, by story.” Fiction writer Jeremy Bouma.

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Gallery: Belonging
Aug31

Gallery: Belonging

Trevor Guthrie is this issue’s featured artist. Take a look at a selection of his charcoal works.

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A Mark on the Wall: Curse of the Messy Swiss Cow
Aug31

A Mark on the Wall: Curse of the Messy Swiss Cow

“The curse of the messy Swiss cow.” Resident cartoonist Barbara Nigg’s take on our Autumn theme: Belonging.

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In Conversation: Vaughan James
Jun01

In Conversation: Vaughan James

“Creating awareness of water makes people aware of the truly valuable things in this world. It also makes us question our future and the very future of the planet, itself.” Zürich-based photographer Vaughan James on one of his mighty passions: water.

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A Mark on the Wall: High and Mighty is Henry
Jun01

A Mark on the Wall: High and Mighty is Henry

“High and mighty is Henry!” Barbara Nigg’s visual take on The Woolf’s Summer theme: High and Mighty.

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What if your book is the child of two genres?
Jun01

What if your book is the child of two genres?

“What happens when a book is the child of two different genres? Three? How do the authors of this cross-genre fiction get their books into our hot little hands when shelf placement becomes anything but straightforward?” Jim Rushing asks a selection of writers.

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Gallery: High and Mighty
Jun01

Gallery: High and Mighty

“We would all benefit from a clean sustainable environment; however, we can only achieve this by individuals acting in a positive, selfless way.” Zürich based visual artist and activist Vaughan James is featured in our summer gallery.

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In search of Princess Toadstool
Jun01

In search of Princess Toadstool

“With each advancement, the stakes get higher and the problems and their solutions more complicated. The pitfalls are greater in number and better hidden, the enemies ever increasingly clever and indomitable. The things I don’t know far outnumber the things I do.” Author Lindsey Grant on gaming Life as a parent and an American expatriate living in Switzerland.

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Making Tracks
Jun01

Making Tracks

A round-up of literary events in Zürich and beyond this Summer. Compiled by The Woolf Team ONGOING EVENTS Zürich | Bürkliplatz boat station Next meet-ups: 24 June, 22 July, 19 August, 23 September | 13:15 Writers on Board meets one Sunday a month to take the 13:30 round-trip ferry to Rapperswil (return into Zürich: 17:25). For more information about the program, contact buchsara@bluemail.ch Zümikon ZH | location TBD Dates to be...

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