☛ Mirror by Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975. At appr. 1 hr 12 mins. The quote reads: “A poet must stir the soul, not nurture idolaters.” The complete film is available to watch on YouTube (at the time of this writing). One can press the “CC” button at the bottom of the viewing window in order to […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on October 3, 2012 ― Published in Art, Communication, Movies | Tagged: Bachelard, childhood, couple, home, incommunicability, melancholy, memory, past, phantasm, Russia, séparation, Tarkovsky
At this point Kublai Khan interrupted him or imagined interrupting him, or Marco Polo imagined himself interrupted, with a question such as: “You advance always with your head turned back?” or “Is what you see always behind you?” or rather, “Does your journey take place only in the past?” All this so that Marco Polo […]
☛ David Lyle: “Family Time”, oil on panel, 30” x 34”, 2011. © 2012 David Lyle. David Lyle was born in Okinawa, Japan, in 1971. He currently lives and works in downtown Manhattan. From his official bio page: David Lyle acts as both curator and painter, sifting through a vast array of lost snapshots from […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on April 4, 2012 ― Published in Art, Communication, Painting, Technology | Tagged: America, crisis, cynicism, David Lyle, family, history, innocence, kids, melancholy, nostalgia, past, phantasm, present, television
Kids from a school in Québec, Canada, are in front of 80s 90s generation technologies have to find what are those objects used for.