18 May 2017

THE ANATOMY OF A RITUAL

A dissection of the underlying anatomy of human ritual and how these acts aid in our orientation and reconciliation with the world of experience.


15 May 2017

ALIEN COVENANT AND OUR DYING CULTURE

A short reflection on the progression of the ALIEN series of films and what they might indicate about the state of our modern culture.


VISUAL DYNAMICS V: THE FUNCTION OF THE VISUAL BRAIN


Our mission to uncover the fundamental material properties of both the eyes and the visual cortex has been satisfied.  In this entry, I want to lead into a new exposition as to how visual art can tell us more about the practical functions of the visual brain.

11 May 2017

ON DECADENCE II: A BEAUTIFUL DISEASE




( Ronald Balfour - Illustration from the Rubaiyat ).

There will always be a subversive aspect to culture.  Within the glistening box of Man's collective expressions lies an agent provocateur hiding away in the cargo of the created forms waiting to spring out and disturb our equilibrium.  It seems that all calibrations of a cultural life through history have contained this hidden element; it is a part of the fabric of the imagery itself, and like all subversive aspects, it operates from behind the expression that hosts it.