Never Let Me Go

Tactile Memories of an Alternate Past in Never Let Me Go

Djoymi Baker, University of Melbourne | Kazui Ishiguro’s 2005 novel Never Let Me Go is a science-fictional memoir of an alternate timeline, a temporal reimagining that has been a mainstay of science fiction (Singles 2013). Both the novel and Mark Romanek’s 2010 film version (either of which you should go off and experience now before…

Shinjuku Thief

Shinjuku Thief – delete/resound

Darrin Verhagen | In a society deeply literate in screen culture, the pressure to justify the visual inhabitation of imaginative worlds with a point of view more subjective than omniscient has all but evaporated. Native to the history of the ubiquitous lens, comfortable with the conventions of camera movement and editing, we can easily sit…