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Archive June 2011

As if they once had teeth, your hands

June 30, 2011 by · No comments

Simon Perchik Photo: b3nscott As if they once had teeth, your hands nibble on apples half mud, half worms –you eat only what falls to the ground rotted, serene, made dark by the welcoming slope into evening –you pick the way every stone points where to rest, has this urge to be useful, calms your […]

The Week with… Sunrises, Inspiring faith

June 27, 2011 by · 1 comment

Photo: Sean MacEntee Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller (1880-1968), an American author, political activist and lecturer, the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree Photo: Ron Bennetts There are only two ways to live your life. One is as […]

Bansko Jazz 2011 – The programme

June 27, 2011 by · 1 comment

The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year from August 8th to 13th in the small town of Bansko. The concerts are free for […]

And the sun by a single stroke

June 23, 2011 by · No comments

Simon Perchik Photo: Jeremy Jenum And the sun by a single stroke broken into rain and forgetfulness –you lift a child’s bat that still has heat to it, a ball overgrown and against this mangy glove stumbles headlong as further on –this attic needs more room the bases are full though you try to remember […]

Artist of the Week — Dimana Zhelyazkova

June 20, 2011 by · 8 comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with the young photographer Dimana Zhelyazkova Dimana Zhelyazkova is a Bulgarian teenager, almost 19 years-old. Ever since she was a little girl, she has had an interest in painting; but few years ago she discovered photography and now she “paints” mainly through the camera. Just a week ago she graduated from […]

Backwards into Infinity

June 19, 2011 by · 1 comment

Leigh Anne Hornfeldt Photo: – for N. – Before you fled into whatever firmament burgeoned beyond my door, the weight of quiet kitchen not yet pressed in your palm, that twilight infused disappointment not yet felt

Artist of the Week– Allexandre Ferreira

June 14, 2011 by · 3 comments

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Allexandre Ferreira Allexandre Ferreira:”Beauty I believe isn’t in the eyes of the beholder; it’s in your mind.” What does it mean to be a citizen of the world, as you say? I always loved to travel and I generally feel comfortable to be in any country. I seldom get home […]

Artist of the Week — Agnieszka Rogowska

June 6, 2011 by · 118 comments

Agnieszka Rogowska: Colourful planes just create and talk about something, building a kind of tension You say you are interested mainly in colour and the way it can be a creativity tool. Tell us more about your attitude toward colour. It is interesting what you say as on the whole we are used to give […]