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News From Home

News From Home

Dusk arrives in Rotterdam. The tangerine sky is full of sweet promises. Bite into its peachy palette, the juices of the evening running down your chin. Elfie Tromp is your…

News From Home

News From Home

Loosely based on Chantal Akerman’s 1977 gorgeous epistolary filmic essay News from Home, Elfie Tromp pens an ode to our hometown. Wandering the city streets of Rotterdam while sexting her…

Some thoughts on...

Sweet Nothings

  fig 1: Sugar A gander through the candy store, or a swoop through the confectionary aisle doesn’t lie: sugar takes manifold forms. From powdered…

Short story

HIGH-TECH EROTICISM

  https://extraextramagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/16-ELFIE-TROMP-no-12.mp3   It’s three in the morning. The deep-pile hotel carpet presses into my cheek, and my satin top crackles with static when I turn…

Short story

SEEING THE PSYCHOLOGIST – OR WHAT MY MOTHER DOESN’T KNOW

‘She spoke to me last Saturday. So I’m not just a hopeless case, like my mother always says. I don’t have to die all alone and unshaven in some sordid…

Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush #2

Being part of Extra Extra, I feel privileged to pursue that luscious life, a journey driven by the grace of generosity and encounters. Over a hundred individuals have usedExtra Extra…

Essay

Objectify my Love!

“[Artist] Tracey Emin’s new husband may not talk much or do the ironing, but when it comes to fidelity, he’s a rock. Really, he’s a rock. No, you don’t understand.

Essay

Moving Statues

MOVING STATUES How to resist becoming mesmerized by the elegance of walking women? In particular, in an urban environment, the city takes shape through the pathway created by females’ gait.

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Super-sensual Sleeves

When graphic designers engage with music, then sounds and people twist within intimate relationships. Ilke Gers offers a hole through which to see record sleeves and the world behind…

Long read interview

Ari Versluis on Engaging with Identity, Role Playing and Capturing the Ungraspable

Since my arrival in Rotterdam I have been fascinated with the odd Chinese pagoda, which is crammed between roads just off the park at the foot of the Euromast. Strangely…

Short story

Metro Sex

Sex. The very thought turns me to stone. I don’t want to. I can’t. Who with? And so on. I sit at home on…

Short story

Of Sheeps, Wolves & Apes

Once I had a lover with fur: A small, triangular patch of it. It started on his lower back and carried on down in a point to the start of…

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