Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
“Growing old’s like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven’t committed.” Anthony Powell, Temporary Kings Continue reading Almanac: Anthony Powell on growing old at About Last Night
In the restaurant, Bolza has paid particular attention to light. Whether it’s the golden afternoon sun streaming through the enormous floor to double-height ceiling glass windows which overlook the Estate, to the warm glow emanating from the custom-made cordless lamps on the tables, or the dramatic sharp shards beaming across the dark ceiling void, the overall effect achieves a kind of cinematic drama perfectly paired with the grandeur of the space itself.
The home sits deep within the Ben Boyd National Park near the Nelligen village, just 285 km (177 mi) south of Sydney, which has made it a handy and beloved home-away- from-home for the owner couple. They bought the land in 2007, but then spent a decade waiting, dreaming and planning their dream house.
“Segundo de Chomón, a pioneering Spanish director often compared to Georges Méliès, … made bizarre trick films that experimented with color and temporality, and would eventually influence the surrealist work of filmmakers Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí, making him, in many ways, the father of Spanish cinema.” – JSTOR Daily
“Several months into the pandemic, performers, designers and writers are using technology … with more ingenuity. They’re skillfully adapting some of the devices honed in live performance over the years — namely, techniques to break the fourth wall and lure spectators into the show. And in the process, theater is reclaiming for these trying times its rightful status as the most intimate of art forms.” – The Washington Post
“Taco Hemingway is a household name in Poland. One of the country’s biggest rappers, he has songs that get millions of views, and before the coronavirus hit, he filled arenas. … Over the summer, he released a track, ‘Polskie Tango’ (‘Polish Tango’), which many saw as a direct criticism of Poland’s right-wing government and [its] culture of fear. … He soon found himself under attack on social media and becoming a target for conservative journalists.” – The New York Times
"Today’s computers compose music that sounds “more Bach than Bach” and turn photographs into paintings in the style of Van Gogh’s "Starry Night." They also write screenplays. But are algorithms truly creative—or are they merely tools to be used by musicians, artists, and writers?" — Creative GC: Art and Science... Read more
“People think because a novel’s invented, it isn’t true. Exactly the reverse is the case. Because a novel’s invented, it is true. Biography and memoires can never be wholly true, since they can’t include every conceivable circumstance of what happened. The novel can do that. The novelist himself lays it... Read more