Gregynog Philosophy Conference’14

PESGB Gregynog Conference 2014   How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health! (Thoreau, Journal, 6 May 1851).  … Continue reading

how I found meaning through art

This is not just another college story but about how I found meaning… Since I was fifteen, I knew that the visual arts brought not just joy but something deeper – something about… Continue reading

We have to know ourselves first before we get to know the world.

To always begin again should be the notion of education and ‘knowing thyself’ the notion of living. In our busy lives, preoccupied with deliverables and outcomes, and forces that diminish our autonomy and… Continue reading


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Art and the Artefact

Thoughts on Art and the Artefact within Baudrillard’s writing… Baudrillard’s criticism of modern art and the role of simulacrum within other mass media has turned my attention to my personal artworks and their… Continue reading

Rabin’s Parable

The atmosphere of the fifties was charged with initiatives for manifestations, socio-cultural revisions and the ideas for individualism and openness. Within circle of relatives and friends, the artists of Lianozovo found their own… Continue reading

The Fragmentation between Art and the Spectator

Contemporary art, the audience and the museum institutions. It seems that as contemporary art has deviated on its isolated path toward self-deterrence, it gradually filters out its audience and negates the historically social… Continue reading

The Decline of Trust in Post-Communist Societies: The Case of Bulgaria and Russia

After the fall of communism in Bulgaria and Russia, the form of underground communities still remained in the collective consciousness, as people became even more secluded around their tight circles of family and… Continue reading

On the Threshold

Background “This is not a movement in art, not a new or fashionable style which is fated to disappear quickly. No, it is a new genre.”[i] It is the world of the total installation.… Continue reading

Visual Fragmentations in the Eastern Bloc…

Visual Fragmentations in the Eastern Bloc…The sun peaks above the Rhodope Mountains as its heavenly beams hit the sky-high gray blocks, dispersed throughout the ‘new’ Bulgarian capitol of Sofia.  These rigid concrete structures… Continue reading

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