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I’m Paul, a third year doctoral student at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology. With 12 months of funding left, I’m realising that I really ought to start writing something. This blog is a means of ironing out the considerable wrinkles in my thought processes, of sharing ideas, and (should any lost souls ever stumble upon it) […]

Italo Calvino & the Live Archive

The short essay below has been published elsewhere in a pamphlet compiled by Sound Camp and issued by Uniformbooks. (Sounds Remote, 2016) A swarm of day-flies flew into a fortress, came to rest on the ramparts, attacked the keep, and invaded the sentinel’s patrol path and the dungeons. The network of nerves on their transparent […]