EXCAVATING BEYOND THE MALE GAZE: Switch On Paper Investigation

Cyprus, often called Aphrodite’s island, is the birthplace of the Love Goddess, according to Greek mythology. There, in 1976, just two years after the island was split into a Greek part in the south and a Turkish part in the north, inscribing the division in its heart, an archaic statuette with male and female sexualContinue reading “EXCAVATING BEYOND THE MALE GAZE: Switch On Paper Investigation”

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”

DIGGING DEEPER: Revaluing Art Value during the Great Pause of COVID-19*

Going Deeper is the Cosmic Opportunity of the 2020 Pluto Saturn conjunction…the art world response is #ramuntchomattatarocchi.
 

THE EROTIC NIGHT: The Dark Energy Aesthetic in Contemporary Art

I was to deliver the treatise that I have been developing for two decades this past weekend at the McGill “Media & the Night” Conference in Montreal. It had to be postponed, of course, and this is ironic because the subject is particularly suitable for COVID-19. Aldo Tambellini, a multimedia artist delivered this Plutonian aestheticContinue reading “THE EROTIC NIGHT: The Dark Energy Aesthetic in Contemporary Art”