Mastering the Selfie with Maria Lassnig

Selfie, in response to Maria Lassnig

If our Instagram celebrities think they know everything about selfies, they may be surprised about the possibilities of using the self-portrait (not only the face but the whole body) as developed by the artist Maria Lassnig  (1919-2014).  She really pushed … Continue reading

Experimental Making with Michael Atavar (1)

the flowering of pleasures

How can we feel more creative? this was a provoking question by author and creative enabler/consultant Michael Atavar, at the Experimental Making course at Tate Britain (London). In my case, it is when i don’t have high expectations or I … Continue reading

Mermaids and Pumpkins: Wangechi Mutu and Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro (London)

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A black figure emerges from a calm sea… it does not look like any other fish, or creature, its black membrane is being beaten by the early wind: sometimes it is still sometimes it stirs… it is a “something”: a … Continue reading