The more I pushed the memories away, the more persistent they became. Alone, in the late hours of the night, I found myself searching for that fatal flaw. Maybe my life was too complicated. Maybe I wasn’t attractive enough. Maybe my job wasn’t good enough. Maybe I wasn’t funny, kind or fun enough. These thoughts were painful and unwanted. I needed to push them away, so I would pour myself a glass of whiskey and wait for the anger to come and with it, that sweet amnesia.
We want to say a huge THANK YOU to each of you for your terrific support, love, inspiration, art and for always being the most wonderful people! <3 You always remind us about all the good stuff that is out there and we wish you a very peaceful Christmas time with your loved ones! May 2021 be a magical year for all of us!!
“The art in my project is not the result, its the process. The process of two humans getting to know each other and the documentation of this process. Establishing connection between two humans and for some hours feeling safe, heard, understood and free.” With our series “An artist´s life.” we want to share the stories of the people behind the art.
Konstantin Arnold is one of those writers who writes with natural passion. One of those authors from days long gone. Writing for the sake of writing. Because thoughts and stories need to be put on paper.
Wherever you have come across crotchet in your life, I’m sure you would not be expecting to come across it in the middle of the Californian desert. Yet, amidst the scorching heat and the abundance of Dr Suess like Joshua Tree’s I stumbled upon the smallest Crotchet Museum in the world.
“The Cinema is a wonderful place. You sit together with all sorts of people in a hall and you laugh, cry and feverish together. Streaming never replaces that feeling and experience.” We had the pleasure to question talented Austrian director Daniel Geronimo Prochaska about how he got hands on the script, the immediate feeling of knowing when someone is right for a part and finding his own style of directing.
In those 4 minutes you delve into the world of adolescents from around the world, talking about their feelings and how they experienced their quarantine.
What is art? For me it is being fully myself. Art is my love for nature, for paper, for drawings. Connecting with my inner child and everything that used to amuse me in the world and was forgotten during the teenage stormy years. Now I am thankful for being able to practice yoga with candles and scents. Having flowers on my desk.
If you are as obsessed with unique and handmade clothing as we are, we found something really special for you. For that, let’s turn the spotlight on vintage-inspired brand Mundane. We sat down with founder Luca Di Fabio, a 29-year-old Italian musician and artist, to talk about his vision for the brand, what makes Mundane sustainable and his favorite style icons.
Vidushi Gupta, a Delhi based fashion photographer, captures moments that never fails to portray the best version of both the designer’s vision as well as the models that gracefully bring them to life. Blending together shades of pastels and soft colours remarkably well with just the correct lightings, she succeeds in capturing stills that, compliments the work of art be it clothes, jewellery, etc. as well as bring to light photographs that are soothing to one’s eyes.
The talented photographer Tamara Lichtenstein made a series called “Houston Ballet” that is incredibly beautiful. A playful mix of soft colors, light and grace. Houston Ballet is one of America’s greatest ballet companies and academy based in Houston, Texas. Starring Natalie Varnum, Jacquelyn Long, Katelyn Kirchhofer and Harper Watters.
In her work Rosa Beiroa explores movement and gesture as a core, using the human body and elements from reality to interpret the workings of the subconscious mind.
“This video is dedicated to those of you who are looking for somewhere to rest their mind for a couple of minutes. Somewhere to stare at and be reminded that peace can be found out there and inside of us. Somewhere soft and comfortable.” Nothing more needs to be said about this beautiful video filmed in Costiera Amalfitana, Italy. Mabye only that we feel such a longing to visit this place too.
Madisen Kuhn, a poet based in Virginia, writes about themes and unfiltered thoughts that come straight from the heart. Her books, full of anecdotes about her life and poems highlighting the presence of hope, written in beautiful verses invoking aesthetic inclination, have been a source of inspiration and support to many.
Every form of art has this, if I may, magic, that takes place of a significant being all the while providing love, meaning, maybe more to its creator. Megha Rao, a Mumbai based writer, is one such artist who has found her true love in writing.