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La Piccioletta Barca - Issue 15

Visual Arts

Wanderers

Wanderers

Photographs from an ongoing project of exploration, of the wandering every-day human minds and souls.     The City - C.P. Cavafy Translated by Vasiliki Poula You said: “I will go, to some other land, some other sea. Another city will be found, better than...

Blind Navigations – Phantom Islands

Blind Navigations – Phantom Islands

The series of mixed-media renderings of St. Brendan's Island, Thule, Taprobana, Hy-Brasil, Frisland and St. Matheus Island pertains to a subject that entails fact as well as fiction, and that embodies a process of orientating and familiarizing an unknown, perhaps...

Concrete Beehive

Concrete Beehive

Kyiv, December 2017. This 16 floor building was always the view from my window while I was living in Ukraine. Such a lonely monster in the center of a sleepy area surrounded by the "mere mortals" that were the 5 floor khrushchevkas. But only after my move and then,...

Respect the Mountain

Respect the Mountain

All those magical places, awaiting to be seen. All those breathtaking moments, awaiting to be lived. Every feeling that makes you want to scream “I’m alive!”, from the bottom of your lungs and heart, that awaits to be felt. That, is “the great outdoors”. And yet, we...

America

America

Grand Central Station is part commuter nexus and part wonder; the sheer scale of the arched and painted ceiling of the main terminal, the intentional, architectural symmetries and the symmetrical breaks, the dark, commuter train tunnels and descending, subway staircases, the echoing arrival and departure pronouncements, the exotic aromas from the many restaurants and bakeries.

City Symmetry

City Symmetry

The award winning “City Symmetry Series” continues my exploration of abstract forms in everyday life. In particular, I believe that symmetries contain a kind of magic, and that broken symmetries are the stuff of life itself. To give visual form to this belief, I photograph office buildings, churches, parks, pavement, trees, sculptures, stairways – most of them in New York City – and place them into mirrored relationships, revealing underlying forces and relationships otherwise invisible to our everyday vision.

Breaking the fourth wall

Breaking the fourth wall

Five panels (and white gutter) with a rollerball black pen on A4 printer paper on the question of what to do when you are in the uncomfortable position of being stared at by an actor.

My Third Hand

My Third Hand

[Mixed Media]

The artist is drawing not just from his command of the medium, but from the struggle to control his tools, a willingness to combat oppression and violence with laughter.