Beyond the Male Gaze: Pablo Larraín’s Ema is a Visionary Masterpiece

Chile has been back in the news for “The Rapist is You” women street protests gone viral. Was Pablo Larraín’s new film intended to encapsulate a zeitgeist or did it organically evolve that way? Ultimately, it doesn’t matter because the meaning behind these powerful primordial images of transformation is so clear — we are inContinue reading “Beyond the Male Gaze: Pablo Larraín’s Ema is a Visionary Masterpiece”

Stefano Cagol’s Body of Energy

STEFANO CAGOL IS THE ARTIST IN THE HOT SEAT… Stefano Cagol makes a personal revolution universal in his Berlin “Readymade,” the subject of “HOT SEAT” looping behind him in his exhibition at CLB Berlin. (Photo by LPS). …after tracing his Body of Energy imprint in a one man movement from one end of Europe toContinue reading “Stefano Cagol’s Body of Energy”

(R)EVOLUTION BERLINALE 66: Routing the Global “Integration” Movement Through Berlin

“We are all Africans,” announced Meryl Streep, president of the International Jury for 66. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin. With this statement, Meryl Streep set the tone for Berlinale 66., with its generous offerings of global cinema, as the red hot center of a universal movement into holistic integration, reflected within the individual and global society. StreepContinue reading “(R)EVOLUTION BERLINALE 66: Routing the Global “Integration” Movement Through Berlin”

“Mars One: Venus Zero” Settling the 3.0 Score at English Theatre Berlin

With their first production at Daniel Brunet’s new 3.0 vision at the English Theater in Berlin, A Fish Needs a Bicycle expands the boundaries of theater by introducing a third character of uncertainty: Twitter. The chilling real time window into the hate generated lower vibration cyberspace projected into the spare set just hints at theContinue reading ““Mars One: Venus Zero” Settling the 3.0 Score at English Theatre Berlin”

Igor Przybylski’s “Maximum Speed”

Since launching this blog in conjunction with the November 2014 publication of Hermeneutics of New Modernism, my first view into painterly forms of a new modernism was an erotic immersion… Super hot icons of “entanglement” combine with the object(ive) of speed. Igor Pryzbylski’s “Maximum Speed” (Hochstgeschwindigkeit) creates 21st century icons of quantum entanglement out ofContinue reading “Igor Przybylski’s “Maximum Speed””