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Okay, okay, I can hear you saying, “But how in the hell does all of this relate to Turkey?” I’m getting there, just be patient. 581 more words

En Pleine Mer... Zarh Pritchard's Underwater Paintings

On the 29th of August 1956, British-American artist and the pioneer of underwater painting Zarh Pritchard died in Austin, Texas. ”Zarh Prichard was the first painter to compose based on observations… 563 more words


The text book of Theory&Criticism Seminar class

When I took a look at the contents of the book, I found some Chapters about Feminisms, Sexualities, LGBTI Studies and queer theory.

These are some really interesting issues I’ve had attention on for a very long time. 33 more words

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Walter Benjamins 'Aura'

So, still wading through my Dissertation, new ideas arriving while others drift off in to obscurity.

Looking at the writings of Walter Benjamin (or just reading what others have said about it to save me going through their entirety…) I’ve come across his theory of an objects ‘aura’. 185 more words


Liebster Award

While I was on holiday last week I received the most lovely comment on here from Laura over at Incredibly Edible to say that she had nominated me for the Liebster Award! 1,575 more words


Rossetti's Wombat Description

Below is a letter taken from  O’Doughty and J.E. Wahl’s Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti Vol II (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965), and reproduced accordingly. The letter, written by Rossetti, contains a wonderful description of his pet wombat. 341 more words