Adam Geczy

Dr Adam Geczy is an artist and writer who is Senior Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, a Faculty of the University of Sydney. With over twenty years of artistic practice, his video installations and performance-based works have been exhibited throughout Australasia, Asia and Europe to considerable critical acclaim. He is co-author with Dr Michael Carter of Reframing Art and his Art: Histories, Theories and Exceptions (Berg, 2008) won the Choice Award for best academic title in art in 2009. With Vicki Karaminas he has co-edited Fashion and Art (Berg, 2012), and co-written Queer Style (Bloomsbury, 2013). His Fashion and Orientalism (Bloomsbury) was also released in 2013.

Georg Trakl’s ‘Dreamland’

Sometimes I am brought to recall those quiet days which to me trace a wondrous, happy, wayward life, one which I can taste, unquestionably, like a gift granted by benign, anonymous hands. And the little town of Talesgrund is replaced …

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Between Virtue and Innocence: In Defence of Prose Poetry

Each virtue responds to a specific form of innocence. Innocence is moral instinct. Virtue is prose, innocence is poetry. – Novalis Long before Romanticism, poetry was thought to whisper with a sound which was the sound of Nature purified; poetry …

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