Don‘t play with food. But the Italian artist Giulia Bernardelli does not play, she transforms coffee grounds and other foot leftovers into art.
My love affair with books started when I was thirty-two. I did not realize I had severe dyslexia. This genetic brain challenge happens when the Right (creative) and left (logical) sides of my brain are balanced with only one highway […]
Degas’ Ballerina Holds her entire being On the tip Of her right slipper. She achieves the point of balance With vain turns The flash of a camera Breaks into her silence A face storms in Taking her back to childhood. […]
Much is written and spoken about artificial intelligence, AI for short, and opinions are divided. Influenced by the discussion that has been going on for centuries as to whether progress is always right or whether the machines and technology will […]
What was still part of Japanese youth culture a few decades ago has established itself in the West as well: Cosplay
There he lays. Six foot two, sturdily built, heavy leather jacket and wet spots in the crotch of the worn jeans smeared with damp earth. In the middle of the crossroads of the small town somewhere in Germany he lays […]
I hear voices stating that art cannot change anything and other voices responding that technique helps alter human beings. I read phrases like “surely that’s art…” and cynical comments like “art, art… what’s art?…”
Anyone who enters “Tour Guide” in the registration form at the hotel reception when checking in and even spends the night in about 100 hotels a year can tell a lot. Yes, dear readers, I have long thought about whether […]
On 16 October 2010, around 9 a.m., my boss, Nabil and I are standing with our vehicle at the “Main Gate” to pick up our guest, Batuz. He is accompanied by a former general of the freedom fighters, General Wasiq. […]
Yes, one of the many things life offers us, whether we like it or not. Would it be a gift? Would it be a burden? It depends on, me, or you, how we feel what responsibility is. Or, still, it […]
I was seventeen years old when my gynecologist told me that I would never have children. Malformed ovaries and the hullabaloo. At 20, the same diag-nosis again, a few years later the same image on the ultrasound. So of course, […]
Nowhere else in the world do the contrasts between tradition and newness appear to lie so close together as in Japan.
Actually, I like dogs, but if I were a self-propelled car, a dog walking on the road would probably be as good as dead. This at least suggests my result of an online test of the US-American MIT, which deals […]
They came in shorts and strapless dresses, despite the prolonged mild winter they had to be cold. Strangers, tourists who never found their way here before, some in evening dress, chic and tinsel and bronzed, but pale under the holiday […]
A ladle of hot and flavorful bean stew is a must have at any meal in Brazil. We love our bean stew with a spoonful of white rice besides vegetables, beef, chicken or fish. On the plate, some prefer to […]
If you listen to Pink’s 8th studio album, which has been long awaited by the music world, then it’s somehow different – but still pretty good.
The word “responsibility” has so many meanings, definitions and interpretations. In its basic form, the word means having a duty or obligation to do something. The word can be used in the context of identifying jobs, tasks or specific actions […]