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Poetical Revolt @ the Galerie des Machines

Poetical Revolt @ the Galerie des Machines

Poetical Revolt… …. is an installation lauding poetry and its incendiary power and a collaborative project by Tutsy Navarathna, Yoon, Chimkami and Angie Abraham. Jazz Wikifoo participated as whizz kid for some of the scripting. The installation is part of a bigger project called ‘Printemps […]

Thou shall not be doomed

Thou shall not be doomed

The Twin Powers Many of us have been raised with a certain religious idea about Heaven and Hell. They always come together like a Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde being our only way out of life whenever it is your time to say goodbye. I […]

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

Of days gone by Warning   . .  because of  many YOUTUBE links in this post, the page will load pretty slow probably. Have some patience please. Watching whatever kind of media these days means receiving an overload of retrospections. Most of them nostalgic. It is […]

The Proteus Effect

The Proteus Effect

Dream The other night I had a scary dream.  I was alone in a house at a very remote place. The house was being entered by a giant spaceship. The last thing I remember is how an individual in cyber outfit looked through the window, […]

KÖMA by JadeYu Fhang and Morlita Quan

KÖMA by JadeYu Fhang and Morlita Quan

Take me to KÖMA This sounds as if someone requests a trip to a sunny Turkish or whatever island to enjoy a holiday. But when you hear the voice and deep resonating sounds of this request as it can be heard at LEA 22, you […]

Ray Gropius, Metaversal Drawings

Ray Gropius, Metaversal Drawings

Ray Gropius Since a long time I follow Ray Gropius via his Facebook account and since day 1 I adore his work. He calls his works Metaversal Drawings, which I think is a very good name for this new kind of artistic experiences and expressions. […]

Hitler in your heart

Hitler in your heart

The dark force in us We all have a shadow side, a dark force, according to Carl Gustav Jung and I can only agree on that. That’s why this blog starts with a shadow song from Antony and the Johnsons: hitler in my heart. Please […]

Tutsy Navarathna ravages the Sewers

Tutsy Navarathna ravages the Sewers

Coluche The French comedian Coluche never fails to typecast certain behaviours and people.  The quote below is just one example of that. It is the so-called dirty trades (as garbage collector men or wastewater workers) which contribute the most to cleanliness and paradoxically it is […]

Power play games in the Metaverse / Black Mirror

Power play games in the Metaverse / Black Mirror

Black  Mirror This week I started to watch Season 4 from the Black Mirror series by Charlie Brooker.  The first episode is called USS Callister, which clearly relates to the USS Enterprise from the famous Star Trek series by Gene Roddenberry.  In USS Callister the […]

Avatarus Sapiens

Avatarus Sapiens

Get Lost Gem Preiz is a man of wisdom and the creator of Sapiens at LEA 9.  At the entrance of Sapiens you are told to get lost. The notecard with information about Sapiens is very clear about that:  “Sapiens” is an installation which is not […]