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A Harvard professor has posted an interesting blog article about Alan Turing’s interactions with Carroll’s writings – both Wonderland and Logic. Check it out here.
Scottish artist Jilly Henderson is celebrating 150 with a series of prints and other items featuring her Alice-themed art, which can be viewed on her Facebook page and purchased from her Etsy page.
There was a discussion of Alice at 11am ET on February 25 on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR. Special guests Rosemary Jann – professor of English at George Mason University, John Pfordrescher – professor of English at Georgetown University, and Lizzie Skurnick editor-in-chief Lizzie Skurnick Books.
Also be sure to check out the article on Alice in video on her show page.
Our good friend and past-president of the UK Lewis Carroll Society has created a centralized site for all items pertaining to the 150th anniversary celebration of our favorite book. Updated daily, this site is must see TV – or something like that Invaluable resource to be sure.
So our favorite daily t-shirt site has outdone themselves today, and posted two beautiful designs with Alice themes. The first is my fan favorite Megan Lara who has created a series of Mucha-inspired designs for a wide variety of fandom females (nice alliteration don’t you think?)
The second design is by a new artist Gemma Roman, and features a Garden of Live Flowers design.
Teefury shirts only last one day, so order now if you want them!
Just in time for Cyber Monday, eclectic online retailer UncommonGoods has released a series of literary scarves – and of course Alice is amongst them.
We love discovering new talent, even more so when they seek us out! Valeriy Kozhin reached out to us with his short film “The Gardeners Dream”, and had this to say:
I was born in Moscow in 1983. I studied in VGIK (Russian filmmaker’s institute). I’m a member of Russian Artists Union. My degree work was “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. It was 13 pictures for animated film. But a film wasn’t shot.
I began to learn Carroll’s works in 2003 from the moment that I learned English. The nonsense style is very close to me. I love it.
I found “The Mad Gardener’s song” in my child’s book. But it was in Russian. When I read it in English I found a large difference. And I decided to make a short film based on original poem. At first I wanted to use a motif from Sylvie and Bruno, but when I read The Game of Logic, I understood one very interesting thing, that The Mad Gardener’s Song and Game of Logic share one motif. It’s a game and ‘A SYLLOGISM’.
The Gardener’s Dream was shot in 2013 in Russia. It was my second film. I shot this film during one year. I connected puppet and cut-out animation. The voices from the film are my friends from England. I want to show Carroll’s logic or nonsense logic. And don’t forget that It’s just a dream, Mad Gardener’s dream.
There is no interest in Russia because very few people know Sylvie and Bruno and The Mad Gardener’s song. The film was on MMKF festival in Moscow and Susdal’s animation festival in Russia.”
Very fun ad with narration by Hugh Laurie for easyJet, featuring a very tardy bunny singing a very familiar Disney song. Enjoy!