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Archive August 2010

Artist of the Week – Julie Kaye

August 30, 2010 by · 7 comments

Interview with the visual artist Julie Kaye by Aneliya Angelcheva Julie Kaye was born in Leeds, United Kingdom. She received her BA at Leeds college of Art. Since her emergence in 2008 Julie Kaye has blended the concerns and methods of Pop and Conceptual art. Evolving new techniques of expressive popular culture to create her […]

The Week… Fountains with Dostoevsky

August 30, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: vickispix The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Photo: kmndr Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters: to be able to dare! Photo: dominicspics Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.

Oh, fruit of light!

August 29, 2010 by · No comments

Peter Kraevski Photo: yogendra174 Oh, fruit of light! Swell with love! Ripen with sadness! Sweeten juices – dreams! And let your fragrant thoughts be honeyed dew upon your tender skin!

Crackling Again

August 24, 2010 by · No comments

Donal Mahoney Photo: bsabarnowl Rogers Park, Chicago This brilliant winter morning finds waves of snow on every lawn and red graffiti dripping from the walls of Temple Mizpah once again as down the street stroll ancient men who every morning shuffle here for prayer.

Artist of the Week — Abby Hollandsworth

August 23, 2010 by · 12 comments

Interview with the young photographer Abby Hollandsworth by Elisaveta Baltova Abby Hollandsworth is a 16 year old photographer, born and raised on the East Coast of the United States. At the age of 12 she bought her first camera, and her passion for photography grew from there. Over time she came up with more and […]

Rod-Stroked Survival, With a Deadly Hammer

August 20, 2010 by · No comments

Michael Lee Johnson Photo: Robert Marin Rebecca fantasized that life was a lottery ticket or a pull of a lever, that one of the bunch in her pocket was a winner or the slots were a redeemer; but life itself was not real that was strictly for the mentally insane at the Elgin Mental Institution. […]

Celebrating the Work of Contemporary Women Writers with the Kentucky Women Writers Conference

August 17, 2010 by · 3 comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer’s Interview with Conference Director Julie Wrinn Julie Kuzneski Wrinn became director of the conference in 2007 after serving for three years on its board of directors. A native of Indiana, Pennsylvania, she received Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in English from the University of Virginia. A ten-year veteran of the book publishing business, she […]

Join the Špancirfest

August 17, 2010 by · 1 comment

Klara Barcic When people who like to travel talk about Croatia, they usually talk about its magnificent coast and its 1200 islands, covered with green carpets of scented Mediterranean vegetation. Little is known about its hinterland. Indeed, it is difficult to count all the sights to be seen and all the cities that well deserve […]

Artist of the Week – Leila Ataya

August 16, 2010 by · 3 comments

Interview with Leila Ataya by Galya Mladenova Leila Ataya was born in Russia, Moscow in 1979. From a very young age her life was strongly influenced by art. In 1995 she was accepted into Arts College in Russia, Moscow and continued her studies in watercolour and drawing. In 1996 she moved with her family to […]

The Week in Black & White with Charlie Chaplin

August 16, 2010 by · 2 comments

Quotes and photos selected by Mariana Velichkova Photo: surfstyle All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman. Photo: Refracted Moments™ All I need to make a comedy is a park, a […]

True Story

August 12, 2010 by · 1 comment

Colleen Harris Photo: the bbp He wrote about dull mountainside detail, said they wanted books on anything but war. Ecstatic the way only a librarian can be, she mailed ten boxes and promised more.

Interview with Valentin Hristov

August 12, 2010 by · 2 comments

By Dimitar Patarinski Translation from Bulgarian:Asya Draganova I suggested to Valentin Hristov that we talk about the good within us. He answered – the key to the good is in searching for it… When you turn the computer on, do you find words related to goodness? As a whole, the understanding of good is very […]

Good Morning Video

August 12, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: Albena Popova ” DJ BoBo – Love is all around 1995 “ Selected by Mega Dance FM Radio


August 11, 2010 by · 2 comments

Mariana Velichkova Photo: Niffty.. We are honest and decent reasonable, chaste again frigidly faithful almost sterile burdened by rules and pain

Good Morning Video

August 11, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: Albena Popova ” ALEX GARDNER – I’m Not Mad “ Selected by Mega Dance FM Radio

Burren Cows

August 10, 2010 by · No comments

Martha Gehringer Photo: flikr On the subject of bad weather the red rough Burren cows are sage: if only to say that in wind like this      that drives the rain     like a whipping you must pull together,                haunch to haunch,                     and bow your heads                          and be.                That simple. Bow your tufted heads                        and                     be.

Artist of the Week – Cliff Snell III

August 9, 2010 by · 2 comments

Interview with Cliff Snell III by Galya Mladenova Cliff Snell III is the American “fairytale surrealist” artist. His “fairytale” swirling nature paintings are very distinctive, and his collectors prize his dreamy, but precise use of color. Naturalists enjoy his ability to present an accurate, if beautiful specimen of a plant, and those who seek beauty […]

The Week…Fallen leaves with Oscar Wild

August 9, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: dawnzy A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. Photo: arcticpuppy Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.


August 8, 2010 by · No comments

Julie Barbour Photo: aturkus Each morning I woke to an ocean of snow and its gray sunless sky. I walked down the black staircase and fed myself in the kitchen, handed the dogs my scraps, cleaned my own plate, then walked up the dark stairs to the room where the winter wind snarled.

Strange desire

August 6, 2010 by · 3 comments

Dimana Ivanova Translated from Bulgarian to English by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer Photo: wili I want to weave you in my hair, pack you in my skin, slip you on my finger, like a wound from a wedding ring.