A Fresh Pair of Eyes

Last Wednesday would have been Oliverio Girondo’s 120th birthday, and while most of the world (myself included) was clamoring to wish Jorge Luis Borges a feliz cumpleaños, many of the major cultural papers in Argentina were also paying homage to – as one article puts it – “the man who wrote the manifesto that marked … More A Fresh Pair of Eyes

The Tuesday Video Clip: Pablo Katchadjian

Who is Pablo Katchadjian? Good question. For a while, I thought he might be an invention of César Aira, who has advocated his project in the Argentine press. It turns out, though, that the poet who rewrote  José Hernández’ Martín Fierro line by line (all 2,316 of them) in alphabetical order does indeed exist. For … More The Tuesday Video Clip: Pablo Katchadjian