What sounded like an insult at the time, I would later hear as a compliment. Over the years, I trained myself to feel humbled instead of humiliated. Such is the power of language.
Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will. -Paul Klee Void noun : a large empty space : opening, gap : emptiness, vacuum : the quality or state of being without something : lack,absence : not occupied : vacant […]
What if people were numbers?
SAMANTHA WEST was born into the concrete jungle of New York City on New Years Day. After two years spent studying History of Art at The University of St Andrews, Scotland, she returned back to home to pursue her love of photography. Samantha’s work has been featured in “Nerve: The First Ten Years”, published by Chronicle […]
Carl Jung famously dedicated much of his research to understanding the unconscious mind. Jung believed that the unconscious contained a wealth of untapped potential, and that supplementing the conscious attitude with unconscious materials is essential in becoming a balanced – or individuated – individual. However, as Jung’s research continued he began to regard dreams as […]
In 1988 Stephen Hawking, Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan got together to discuss God, the Universe and Everything Else. We recently watched this fascinating colloquium again and it reminded us how stimulating open discussion about mysterious and ineffable topics can be. Next time you’re having friends over for dinner, instead of your usual subjects of discussion, why […]
In pitch black can’t see your hand in front of your face darkness, a passing Pademelon (think bouncing rat the size of a small dog) sounds much like a man running towards you. Add a pinch of fertile imagination and that man becomes a psychopathic knife wielding rage virus infected flesh eating winging pom bashing killah.
The word paño (Spanish for cloth or handkerchief) has come to mean the art form itself; a Paño is a ball point pen or colored pencil drawing on a handkerchief. Scholars have yet to determine the origin of paño art, but some believe that it emerged in the 1940s among Chicano prisoners in the […]
What if coincidence doesn’t exist?