ALBATROSS

reviewed by CompoundArt Edinburgh Fringe 2016 My focus is on scriptwriting and production elements that demonstrate some particular attributes of Compound Art theory or construction so you must seek elsewhere for plot summaries and more general production details.                                  …

"The Sustained Comedy (Portrait of an Object)" by Marsden Hartley

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

If Arnie Philbert asked his father about his mother Mr. Philbert would always get out the boy’s birth certificate that proved her name had been named Eleanor Philbert and she had died on the same day Arnie had been born. Then Mr. Philbert would repeat how when the nurse had put the bundle in his arms…

COLD CASE

During the first week that Sam followed Stella he, quite naturally, fell in love with her.  Jealously ate at him.  The same question the bank’s trustees had hired him to discover — Who was this man she was meeting? — took on a very personal meaning. While he watched her Sam came to wonder if…

"Die Strass" [The Road] filmed by Karl Grune in 1923

YOUR EYES ONLY

Pornographic, Senator? Pardon me, but I’m struggling to grasp the basis for your accusation. To me these appear to be nothing more than ordinary, plastic clown glasses. Toys. All these references to their revolutionary psycho-spectrometric lenses sounds suspiciously like advertising hype. You have yet to present substantive proof that the copper filaments embedded in the…

"Bulletproofglass #8" painted y Rosemary Laing

FREE FALLING

  F. wakes from a dream in which he is falling out of bed to discover that he is actually falling from the sky. The air is cold and thin. It hurts to breathe. Long black hair is spread over the sky behind his left arm making it a bit warmer than his right. Birds…

ECOLOGICAL NICHE

When still very young Percy came to understand that he was not a handsome boy or a smart one. He could not play the piano and found algebra very difficult. It seemed he had no special place. Fortunately sometime around his sixth birthday his father gave him some invaluable advice, “Men like us are important…