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Archive July 2011

Artist of the Week — Carl Warner

July 28, 2011 by · No comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with the photographer Carl Warner Carl Warner: “My photos are a pleasant deception” What roused your interest in photography? I first became interested in photography from looking at album covers in the 1970’s that were mainly created by Hipgnosis. Bands like Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd were using photography to illustrate […]

The week with… towers of ambition

July 28, 2011 by · No comments

Photo: spacejulien Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied. He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss. Niccoló Machiavelli (1469 – 1527)

Artist of the Week — Samuel Guerrier

July 22, 2011 by · 497 comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with the photographer Samuel Guerrier Samuel Guerrier: “The power of imagination rules the world of photography!” You introduce yourself as “the result of miscegenation”. How has the variety of nations and religions in your family affected your creative power? Yes, I am a result of miscegenation. My mother was a French […]

Multimedia Box: The mysterious death of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

July 22, 2011 by · No comments

Many people all over the world admire the great French writer Antoine de Saint Exupery but few of his keen readers know the truth about his death. The “father” of “the little prince” has been an aviator for a long time, going on mission trips in numerous countries, and his passion for piloting has influenced […]

Artist of the Week — Degal and Chiara Mazzocchi

July 19, 2011 by · No comments

Interview by Petya Hristova with the Italian artists Degal and Chiara Mazzocchi Self-portrait Rumore Bianco Degal and Chiara Mazzocchi: “Rumore Bianco has no past and no future other than a present that can’t be captured, almost as if it didn’t exist. It’s white. White because the corresponding electromagnetic radiation would be perceived as white light […]

The Week with… Hopes and Rainbows

July 18, 2011 by · No comments

Photo: foto.bulle Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) Photo: JoshBerglund19 All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope. Alexandre Dumas (1824 – 1895) Photo: mcdlttx Learn from yesterday, […]

Artist of the Week — Katarina Silva

July 16, 2011 by · 7 comments

Interview by Petya Hristova with the photographer Katarina Silva Photo: Self-portrait Katarina Silva Katarina Silva: “Photographic expression has made me into a more confident person, because it has given me freedom to be true to myself without any reservations.” Your breathtaking photography radiates at once tenderness and strength. Is that femininity for you? Thank you. […]

What more proof do you need!

July 15, 2011 by · 1 comment

Simon Perchik Photo: visualpanic What more proof do you need! jagged left behind –a beautiful stone torn to pieces and near its heart a tiny rock half drift, half moonlight that blossomed to become the opposite shore –all these years in the open though every wave still smells from stone

The Week With… Art And Bridges

July 11, 2011 by · No comments

Foto: Aah-Yeah Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Foto: 96dpi Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life. Art is not a study of positive reality; it is the seeking for ideal truth. George Sand (1804-1876) Foto: Ollynet68 We all know that […]


July 5, 2011 by · No comments

Zdravka Evtimova Photo: jenny downing We are all strong and difficult people in our family. My father drank, it was true, but he made the best cornel brandy in Southern Bulgaria, and Bulgarians, Jews, and Greeks alike gave their last pennies to buy Dad’s home brew for their sons’ weddings. My elder brother was the […]

Dindi Hears

July 4, 2011 by · No comments

Kenneth Pobo Photo: angelandspot a barred owl from her open bedroom window— who cooks for you, who cooks for you, she seems to ask. No one. I barely cook for myself, preferring a Banquet TV dinner, or, if tips mount up, Marie Callender. A great cook, it saddens mom that I never want her recipes. […]