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Life is red!

Welcome to the launch of my blog, realm of color. The realm of color is a commonplaces site wherein are collected notes and pictures on the use of color by artists, past and present; the pedagogy of coloring (as a painter teaches painting or a draughtsman teaches drawing, so I teach coloring); the writing on color by artists, philosophers, poets, etc.; and the thinking about color as it operates in perception, nature, society, and culture. 457 more words


True Blue

When the visual disappears, sound is amplified, everything is experienced in a different way. In Derek Jarman’s film entitled Blue, he positions the viewer in the place of someone who has lost his sight: himself. 306 more words




UK / 1976 / 72 min / Latin / Drama
Director: Derek Jarman, Paul Humfress
Cast: Leonard Treviglio, Barney James, Neil Kennedy, Richard Warwick… 246 more words


Polemical History in Derek Jarman's Edward II

Wikipedia Plot Summary of the Film

Context is the historian’s most treasured word. It can even become a fetish. I believe that we can all avoid such distortions if we remember that context is not a given that can be simply appropriated. 1,124 more words

Film Reviews

Staff Picks: Flavorwire’s Favorite Cultural Things This Week

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. 824 more words

Pop Culture


I been looking at Derek Jarman’s Super8 superimposed projection work at M’s suggestion and it is everything I would like to do and, of course, so much more. 65 more words


'cold-stick' surgery

Kathryn: August 2014

I arrive at the clinic around 11.15 on a sunny August day and go to visit Kathryn on the Delyth ward. She seems very calm and composed as she lies in bed, waiting to be taken down to the theatre for her operation, which is due to begin at noon. 3,150 more words