The oldest known Greek mythology dates back to around 1250 BCE, marked by Homer’s famous epic poems Iliad and Odyssey. Those poems, like many other Greek myths, have hugely influenced artists and philosophers all around the world, and continue to do so to this day. These myths have directly inspired a myriad of […]
My experience as a frightened, closeted, gay boy, formed me, for better or worse, and created my learned helplessness. I can’t change that and it wasn’t my fault. The feelings it generates can be as much rocket fuel as quicksand. I am learning to let go of the things I can’t control, by facing up to them and accepting them.
“Five twenty-year olds massed together equal a one-hundred-year-old sage.” – Letter from Jack Kerouac to Sebastian Sampas. The Young Prometheans were a collaborative group of writers and thinkers who would meet informally to work together, share ideas, and discuss various topics; their collective objective being to make an impact through self-expression and […]
LIOR GAL is an Israeli born artist currently working in Paris. His work explores space, nature, and solitude. Here he shares his thoughts on the creative process, utopia, the meditative state, and more. www.liorgal.com Interview by Will Kitson Have you always felt creative, or was there a particular point in your life – perhaps […]
We were thrilled to have been invited back to do another project for the Garner Arts Center in Garnerville, NY as a part of their annual Artoberfest event. As always, Seymour endeavors to offer interactive projects that create opportunities for the general public to pause in order to explore their subconscious mind, cultivate their […]
“Every picture tells a story don’t it?” – Rod Stewart The Russian criminal underworld is full of stories which are revealed through intricately coded body art. The body becomes a linguistic object, tattoos forming a unique language of symbols that act as a collective memory. The allegorical images may seem familiar, […]
Alchemy is a philosophical practice that arguably dates back to 3500 BC. The defining objectives of alchemy are typically one of the following: the creation of the fabled philosopher’s stone; the ability to transmute base metals into the noble metals (gold or silver); the development of an elixir of life, which would confer youth and longevity. Although many of the […]
Perhaps the answer lies in the not-so-new-but-relatively-speaking-so area of consciousness studies. The concept of consciousness is basically undeniable whilst also being totally mysterious and fantastical.
Happy Booktober! October traditionally being the most bookish of months … it must be something about the weather cooling that amps up the urge for a good read; we’d like to take this opportunity to tell you about our founder Melissa Unger’s novel Gag which was published in July 2014 by Roundfire Books. […]
Gísli Matthías Auðunnson is a Chef and the co-owner of Slippurinn restaurant on the Westman Islands in Iceland. Slippurinn, which means The Shipyard in Icelandic, is located in a building that previously housed the Magni Machine Workshop. Built in 1912 it is the only building in the harbour area enlisted as a protected building and has played a […]