It is with great sadness we report that our beloved Morton Cohen passed away on June 12. A founding member of our Society, his contributions to Carrollian scholarship cannot be overstated, but a partial list follows. Morton Norton Cohen was born in Calgary, Canada, and grew up on the North Shore of Boston. He was… [read full post]
Leaving aside the ironies of a YouTube channel devoted to yoga and meditation, episodes of British personality Jaime’s popular channel “Cosmic Kids Yoga” takes on various themes (Star Wars, Frozen, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, etc.) to encourage children to practice spiritual disciplines. It was inevitable that one was based on Alice in Wonderland.
Who needs words? Chicago artist Nicholas Rougeux’s Between the Words project is “an exploration of visual rhythm of punctuation in well-known literary works. All letters, numbers, spaces, and line breaks were removed from entire texts of classic stories like Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Moby Dick, and Pride and Prejudice—leaving only the punctuation in one continuous line… [read full post]
Recognize the image at left? Jason Shulman captures the entire duration of a movie in a single image with his series Photographs of Films. This one is the 1951 Disney film of Alice in Wonderland! Other examples are on The Guardian’s website, which notes, “Pointing his camera at a screen and making an ultra-long exposure of the… [read full post]
Katia Fiorentino of London has posted a nice Alice Alphabet on Behance.
Ediciones Akal of Argentina, Spain, and Mexico has just published a Spanish edition of The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, translated by Francisco Torres Oliver. ISBN 978-84-460-4368-3.
The Castle of St-Maurice in St-Maurice, Switzerland, is having an exhibition of Alice illustrations that runs from April 7 to November 12, 2017. Some are from published books, but there is a “preamble” of original art from students of EPAC, the Swiss school of comic and game art.
Madame Alexander has outdone herself, producing the scariest Jabberwock (which she refers to as a “Jabberwocky”) ever seen. Available everywhere.