“I sought not to bring them to me, but to themselves.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson Transcendentalism is an American literary, political, and philosophical movement of the early nineteenth century, centered around Ralph Waldo Emerson. Other important transcendentalists were Henry David Thoreau & Margaret Fuller who criticized their contemporary society for its unthinking conformity, and urged […]
MATTEO ZEVI and ALEXANDER GERSON are the co-founders of GERSON ZEVI and the creators of LAND ART ROAD TRIP. Alex earned a degree in Comparative Religion from Harvard, where his primary academic focus was on the intersection of South Asian theological aesthetics and contemporary film theory. Matteo has a degree from Harvard in Liberal Arts, […]
The upward trend of connectivity is undeniable. However¸ my question is this: Where does it all end?
At Seymour we believe that sometimes old things work better. That’s not to say that we’re a team of neo-luddites, or that we demonise modernity at all; but we don’t necessarily like to disband old technology just because it’s fallen out of fashion. And while we all know the benefits of 21st Century know-how, many […]
I used to hate the word confidence. I associated it with cocksure jocks who never seemed to doubt their own cruel actions. But I have a new definition now.
‘I made a hole in canvas, which was the basis of all the arts, and I created an infinite dimension … The idea is really right there, it is a new dimension corresponding to the cosmos. Everyone thought I wanted to destroy but that’s not true, I created, not destroyed.‘– Lucio Fontana Lucio Fontana was an […]
In Australian Aboriginal mythology, Dreamtime is a place beyond time and space in which the past, present, and future exist wholly as one. Tribesmen enter this alternate universe through dreams or various states of altered consciousness, as well as death, Dreamtime being considered the final destination before reincarnation. It is a complex network of […]
I understood that we live in a world of infinite possibility in which man has simply created arbitrary constructs and subjective rules. I understood that there is no right and wrong, only a variety of different options and perspectives. I understood that once freed from this notion of right and wrong the fear of making a mistake evaporates.
What if… everyone just said what they meant?