A frame grab from a work-in-progress moving image piece The Unfolding. Janus, the two-faced god of beginnings, passages and transitions, here symbolizes the Winter Solstice. The darkest spot of the yearly cycle invites one to a pause; to look back and worth to time passed and time to come. It is time to make sense
I’m currently working on my Master’s thesis for ViCCA/Aalto University, it deals with road movies to some extent, obviously with related reading, writing, watching and filming on the to do list… The other day, taking the usual procrastinatory detour, I checked some news headlines and learned that Malcolm Young had passed away. (Well, sir, have
Feeling suitably old for a serious Memento Mori pose. Featuring the lego skull known as Projectile (unused), made circa 2016 yet permanently under de/construction.
Following the discourse on a crisis of masculinity and a lack of male role models, let’s compare the two men that hit the news headlines worldwide this week, Donald Trump and Leonard Cohen. I take special interest in their attitude towards women. “Grab them by the pussy. You can do anything.” (source) — Donald Trump,
A little exercise in thought, following from the previous post. Brexit will actually have a snowball effect, in which countries leaving the EU would only be the first step. There are already signs of it in Britain, with speculations of Scotland voting for independence. In Finland’s case it would go own, beginning with Lapland claiming
I woke up this morning to hearing that Great Britain had voted for leaving the EU. Lots of speculations about what happens next is going on everywhere, but I won’t go into that. My thoughts drifted along to wondering why people voted the way they did (both for and against). I figure it’s not much
It’s Good Friday. I’m in my home studio, tidying up the desks, organising piles of paper, sorting out possibly useful material from mere trash. Making room to work on new things. Banishing dust demons. In Finnish, Good Friday is called “Long Friday” (Pitkäperjantai), and I wouldn’t mind this Friday lasting for a week or two.