1. de-salva:

    Gil Strommen - Pirgos (Santorini, Greece)

    (via de-salva)

     
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  3. Minotaur 3, 2011

    acrylic on panel

    Rick Bartow

     
  4. Glen Hansard - Lies

     
     
  5. 800 year old cartoon

    The roof painting of 11th century Ål stave church. The church was demolished in the 1880s, but the roof is placed at Historic Museum in Oslo.

    Geir Halvorsen

     

  6. Glen Hansard & Colm Mac Con LomaireEverytime

     
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  8. Anxiety is secretive. He does not trust anyone, not even his friends, Worry, Terror, Doubt and Panic…. He likes to visit me late at night when I am alone and exhausted. I have never slept with him, but he kissed me on the forehead once, and I had a headache for two years….

    J. Ruth Gendler The Book of Qualities

     
  9. One of My German Dolls, 1972

    Imogen Cunningham

     
  10. Grasses 2, 1952

    Imogen Cunningham

     

  11. Consider the reality of our experience. We live in the imagination. For us, humans, no action or event is ever just itself. It is always a component in mental representations of the natural and social order, extending over time. All our actions take place within imaginative structures that include our vision of the world and our place in the world - our internal conflicts and concerns, our relations to other people, our relations to nature, and our relations to whatever spiritual forces we imagine might exist. We live in communities that consist not just of the people with whom we come directly into contact but with memories of the dead, traditions of our ancestors, our sense of connection with generations yet unborn, and with every person, living or dead, who joins with us in imaginative structures - social, ideological, religious, or philosophical - that subordinate our individual selves to some collective body. Our sense of our selves derives from our myths and artistic traditions, from the stories we tell, the songs we sing, and the visual images that surround us. (Joe Carroll)

     
  12. In charge II, 2009 // Encounter, 2009

    Ineke Kamps

     
  13. FACES: Nashiwari (After), Ena Bunraku 

    Hiroshi Watanabe

     

  14. In this alternate universe, marionettes are alive and their strings reach into the heavens and give them their life force. Cut their strings and they die.

    Tied By Hate - Bound By Love, “Strings” is a fantasy film set in a magnificent and profoundly unique universe. A mythological story about the son of a king, Hal Tara, who sets out on a journey to avenge the death of his father. To his surprise he discovers the truth of his own people, and where he least expects it he finds true love.

     

  15. The Unbroken

    There is a brokenness
    out of which comes the unbroken,
    a shatteredness
    out of which blooms the unshatterable.

    There is a sorrow
    beyond all grief which leads to joy
    and a fragility
    out of whose depths emerges strength.

    There is a hollow space
    too vast for words
    through which we pass with each loss,
    out of whose darkness
    we are sanctioned into being.

    There is a cry deeper than all sound
    whose serrated edges cut the heart
    as we break open to the place inside
    which is unbreakable and whole,
    while learning to sing.

    ~Rashani,1991~