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Luise Mörke

is a writer and graduate student in art history. She lives in Berlin.

Ralph Lemon Takes The Fall

Created a decade ago, the title of Ralph Lemon’s How Can You Stay in the House All Day And Not Go Anywhere?, could not feel timelier as one watches from the confines of quarantine. The collage of disparate elements—the history of the American South, the films of Yasujiro Ozu, the death of both Lemon's partner and a close collaborator—come together in a meditation on the gravity and transience of human life.

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The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2021

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