“For our house is our corner of the world. It is our first universe, a real cosmos in every sense, ” wrote Gaston Bachelard in The Poetics of Space. Prospect Cottage in Dungeness was the cosmos of Derek Jarman, the visionary British filmmaker, writer and artist. It is a strange building in an even stranger setting. Dungeness is a 12-square-mile stretch of shingle and marsh on the Kent coast. It is typically described as post-apocalyptic, despite being one of Britain’s This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Films Music Issue 42 Peer Review Iranian artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat pays homage to the iconic Egyptian singer Oum Kulthum. Arts & Culture Issue 41 An Artist in Tunis Dora Dalila Cheffi is building her reputation, and her home, in the Tunisian capital. Arts & Culture Issue 41 Peer Review Curator Alya Al-Mulla shares the legacy of Algerian artist Baya Mahieddine. Arts & Culture Issue 41 CULT ROOMS Inside Alexander Calder’s studio, where chaos and kinetic art found a harmonious balance. Arts & Culture Issue 40 Katie Paterson The artist making work for other planets. Arts & Culture Issue 40 Olalekan Jeyifous On fantastical architecture and sci-fi Brooklyn.