Darger at Intuit

The availability of Darger’s writings in digital form at Intuit will be a fantastic resource. The writings are fascinating and varied, and we spent many months with the microfilms. ‘Realms of the Unreal’ alone is considered the longest work of fiction ever written, but there are many other writings besides ‘Realms’ which offer a route…

Henry Darger. Sun Ra.

At the MONA cinema in Australia: Henry Darger meets Sun Ra (Sun Ra: Space is the Place, 1974)– distant planets explored via Chicago.

CINEMOFO at MOFO

‘Films that channel the spirit of liberation and protest’ ‘Revolutions of the Night’ is playing at the CineMOFO festival in January ‘Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger’ showing Saturday Jan 20th at MOFO festival: ‘Films that channel the spirit of liberation and protest’ including Sun Ra: Space is the Place/Marina Abramović in…

Film Review: Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger Third Coast Review

By Steve Prokopy on October 27 https://thirdcoastreview.com/2017/10/27/film-review-revolutions-of-the-night/?fbclid=IwAR1zKjAd1XT3RFxyC19-LptotrK_9lKxlRZjhiVwdjc4PUZeHLuYHP-umyA In director Jessica Yu’s wonderfully in-depth 2004 documentary In the Realms of the Unreal, the life and uncovered writings and art works of hermit-like artist Henry Darger were put on display after being discovered in his Chicago apartment following his death in 1973. His collection—drawings, collages, paintings, an autobiography,…

‘Inside the Outsider’ Chicago Reader

Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger by Ben Sachs in the Chicago Reader Revolutions of the Night, a new documentary about famed outsider artist Henry Darger, begins like a horror movie, as two people investigate the ruins of a long-shuttered state sanatorium for children in central Illinois. With just a flashlight to…