In Conversation: H.S. Norup
Dec01

In Conversation: H.S. Norup

“From afar, the snow-covered mountains present this beautiful, serene panorama, but up close they are unforgiving and dangerous. I have a deep respect for these dangers—especially avalanches. At the same time, I find it amazing that something as small and insubstantial as snowflakes can become terrifying forces of nature.” —Debut novelist H.S. Norup

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Gallery: Snowflake
Dec01

Gallery: Snowflake

“Deep inside, I envy these animals and their freedom. They can go anywhere; they’re not bound to anything.” Take a look at the gallery of images by our featured artist, Reto Fürst: a nature lover and wildlife photographer based in Switzerland.

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Making Tracks
Dec01

Making Tracks

And our usual selection of literary goings on in Zürich and beyond this Winter, compiled by Jim Rushing.

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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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