A Troublesome Muse
Next morning, Alexander Wainwright stood in the cool dawn of the meadow. One thought from last night reverberated within him—what good is the truth unless it serves life and love. The sun cast a pale and eerie light upon the grasses and flowers bent with dew. Small animals skittered through the bush and about his […]
The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance
The Drawing Lesson: I am greatly honoured to have The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] included in a list of fifteen other novels which contain mythic themes. The list is prepared by the Joseph Campbell Foundation and may be found right here. Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and JRR […]
Venice Biennale~Beauty and Violence.
Yesterday at the Venice Biennale, I happened upon an exhibition by The Propeller Group. Two artists from Vietnam [the group is based in Ho Chi Min City] spoke about their project called AK-47 vs. M-16. They were inspired by a story of two bullets which had collided when fired by the opposing sides on a […]
Alexander Wainwright. Venice holds a most cherished place in my heart. If I, Alexander Wainwright, try to tell you why that is, I will sound like thousands of otherwise normal human beings stammering and stuttering to express the ineffable. And so, I will only say that many of the most significant happenings in my […]
SEND ALEX YOUR FAVOURITE WORK OF ART.
Water colour by J.M.W. Turner on the cover of the novel, Night Crossing, the third in The Trilogy of Remembrance. CAN ART SAVE A LIFE? Night Crossing means so much to so many. The words conjure up a dark and murky passage or time in one’s life. For sure, it’s the complete opposite of the […]