The program, originally titled “Menselijke Natuur En Ideale Maatschappij” (“Human Nature and Ideal Society”), is complete. It took place in November 1971 at the Eindhoven University of Technology, in Nederland, as part of the “International Philosophers Project”. It was recorded and broadcast by the Dutch National Television.
☛ Ragnar Axelsson: From the series Greenland, a sled dog in a blizzard, Ittoqortoormit, Greenland. First published in Faces of the North (originally Andlit Norðursins, Reykjavík: Mál og menning, 2004). Republished in Last days of the Arctic (originally Veiðimenn norðursins, Reykjavík: Crymogea, 2010). © Ragnar Axelsson. Used with permission. The above photo was shot in […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on December 29, 2012 ― Published in Art, Communication, Photography | Tagged: Arctic, book, cold, culture, dog, Edward S. Curtis, environment, Greenland, nature, Ragnar Axelsson, snow, winter
“It’s almost unbelievable when you think of it, how they live there in all that ice and sand and mountains wilderness. Look at it,” he says. “Huge barren deserts, huge oceans. How do they endure all those terrible things? The floods alone. The earthquakes alone make it crazy to live there. Look at those fault […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on October 29, 2012 ― Published in Art, Communication, Literature | Tagged: community, disaster, Don DeLillo, Earth, environment, globalization, immunity, life, media, natural catastrophe, nature, planet, space, together
☛ The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art: “A Hedgehog” by Hans Hoffmann, watercolor and gouache on parchment, 7 7/8″ x 11 3/4″, before 1584. Purchase, Annette de la Renta Gift, 2005 (2005.347). From The Metropolitan Museum of Art website: Some forty years after the death of Albrecht Dürer in 1528, a renewed interest in his […]