Playing the fool

Inspired by Miriam Rasch’s essay ‘Faire l’idiot’ (first published in Glänta), La Revue Nouvelle asks what we can learn from the figure of the idiot.…

The space between

In O’r Pedwar Gwynt, Siôn Pennar witnesses Algeria’s hirak protests – now supressed by pandemic restrictions – and looks back at the political present from…

Can carnival be saved?

It’s post-carnival, but any hangovers in the Low Countries today aren’t a mark of the usual physical overindulgence. This year’s carnival festivities were cancelled. Yet…

Not only in Ireland

In July 2019 the Daily Telegraph newspaper published an opinion article by veteran journalist Bruce Arnold on the continuing conflict between Britain and the EU…

A new Bauhaus?

For nearly a century, the reinforced concrete barge Louise-Catherine remained mostly moored along the Seine river in the heart of Paris. Originally christened Le Liège,…

Når virus går viralt

I kjølvannet av koronavirus-pandemien blomstrer en rekke konspirasjonsteorier opp. Disse framsettes ikke bare på såkalte clickbait-nettsider med villedende og overdrevne artikler, men ytres også av autoritære regimer…