News & Events
“His work modifies our conception of the past, as it will modify the future.”

Christine Davis’ Tlön

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
January 24 to April 25, 2004

“Christine Davis's hypnotic Tlön flirts with the metaphysics of infinity, is based on a story by Jorge Luis Borges about life on another planet and is projected on a grid of luminous blue butterflies. What more could you want?”

Canadian Art – Web site contains more details.


Blind Date

New Theatre, Coral Gables, Flordia
March 5 to April 4, 2004

Mario Diamant’s new play Blind Date includes a character inspired by Borges.

New Theatre Web Site – Contains information about the play, the location of the theatre, and ordering tickets.

Intricate Puzzle – March 4, 2004, Miami Herald. Christine Dolan discusses Blind Date with Mario Diament.

Forking Paths – March 11, 2004, Miami New Times. Ronald Mangravite’s smart review discusses the Borgesian connection.


Borgesian Book Reviews
The Modern Word recently held a Borgesian contest on reviewing imaginary books. The winning entries may be read online at:

Contest #1: Imaginary Book Review

If you have any Borges-related news, or information about Borges-related conferences, seminars, exhibitions or events, please email the Garden!

Other Borges-related News Sources

Internetaleph News –Borges news from Martin Hadis’ Internetaleph site.

Borges Centre News – News and announcements from the wonderful Borges Centre in Aarhus, Denmark.

Google News Search – This will search news groups for any mention of Borges.

Google News Alert – This free service combs the Web for the appearance of any desired keyword or phrase, sending you a daily digest of links. Just enter “Borges” to be kept up-to-date on his name in the news.

Yahoo News Search – Search Yahoo for articles and news related to Borges.

SurfWax Borges – This page links to all news, articles, and reviews mentioning “Jorge Luis Borges.”


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Spiral-Bound – Click here for information about Spiral-Bound, The Modern Word's monthly electronic newsletter. From this page you can read about Spiral-Bound, browse archived past editions, sign up for the Spiral-Bound e-group, and subscribe to the newsletter itself.



–Allen B. Ruch
25 March 2004


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