Several days ago I wrote about Béla Balász’ thoughts on silent movies and promised to discuss them. That they discovered non-verbal communication (not to be mistaken with sign language) as expressing […]
The top job in the country for a young girl. – – – Or rather being in the Aloha Spirit?
Looking at Sam Chirnside’s wonderful illustrations reminded me of Kierkegaard’s thoughts about repetition.
Life as a thread composed of many fibres to meditate on.
Weellllll, maybe you know the wise advice from self-management trainers. That it is promising for one’s own successful und fulfilled life to imagine one’s last breathes when staring into Gevatter Tod’s empty orbit who is reaching out his hand to take yours. Is that really some wise advice.
I listened to The Choir’s “Mr. Chandler”. What ease they have in handling such a situation, in which most of us, including me, would probably have gone berzerk…
Just breaking my outer-spacious silence – this time just with some pink side of life…
Aya is a fictional character of a comic book series of the same title. She’s a teenager living in Ivory Coast. In this series of graphic novels we meet her […]
Is it for laughter or for tears? There is a youth meeting place in Bischofsmais (a town where I used to be regularly at winter holidays when I was a […]
Everyone’s going nature. Organic food, green guerilla, gardening boom, contextualized local energy supply, city exodus, even Hollywood cannot resist: »Into the Wild« or »127 Hours« are just two examples. Nature’s […]
In order to put attention on themselves, so as to increase their own popularity, once in a while artists make use of the logic of scandal. And to be specific, by provoking. — However, I found my self being bored to death by this. Why?
Why is black humour funny? I cannot answer this question. Rather I try to describe some of the black humour experience and show ways of its justification.
When, for the first time, I saw this photograph of the installation »raume yellow« by Anne Lindberg, it seemed to me as if it had been digitally manipulated. But I […]
Recently I introduced the “Fashion Fetish”-Project by SHOWstudio. They announced to accompany the artistic creations with essays by female journalists. So, here we go. The really interesting “Unpicking Fetish – Lips” […]
Some weeks ago I wrote about SHOWstudio’s exhibition “Selling Sex” (22 March – 1 June 2012), which only promotes artworks made by women about their view on women; trying to […]
Today I’m going into logic. I’m going to enter the field of rational choice theory. 😉 The subject is eating and drinking in modern Western society by referring to this […]
Love makes you great. — Could that be the corny and namby-pamby slogan for the no less shoddily and sentimental short film »Can’t Say Goodbye« by T. Raminson?
After I wrote about Edwards, Vandekeybus and Foucault I was confronted with Foucault’s idea of the world’s plentitude. Namely, I fell prey: This text is supposed to show that […]
The self-declared internet “home of fashion film” SHOWstudio enters the gender debate. They’re starting with an exhibition and with a fashion story. While the exhibition is supposed to be serious, […]
Creative demolition of a hyper-controlled conduct of life and risking blush by living one’s live as a work of art. How? A conversation between David Eugene Edwards, Wim Vandekeybus and Michel Foucault.