Man over matter: The last glass eye maker

Man over matter: The last glass eye maker

Josh Haas is the last glass eye maker in Britain. Captured on 16mm film in this short documentary by Ben Todd he is one of ...

continue... 27 February 2011 // Movies

Nietzsche and the Artist

Art and nothing but art! It is the great means of making life possible, the great seduction to life, the great stimulant of life.
The Will to Power by Nietzsche.

In Beyond Good and Evil Nietzsche gave a neat description of his view of man as the unification of the two poles of creature and creator (Nietzsche, 1973, p.155). This complemented the twin tendencies of his writings to emphasize, on the ...

continue... 20 January 2011 // Literature
In search of spirals in my ear

In search of spirals in my ear

Description: In this figure are shown the winding passages of the ear (the labyrinth of the ear). The middle part of it (v) is the ...

continue... 07 December 2010 // Nature
far too regular for any substance meant to live

far too regular for any substance meant to live

Young Wilson Alwyn Bentley became fascinated with snow crystals while living in his family's farm. On the 15th of January, at the age of 20, he ...

continue... 02 December 2010 // Literature, Nature

I realized that I had died and been reborn numberless times…


It made me think of the Big Pop vision in Graetna with Old Bull. And for just a moment I had reached the point of ecstasy that I always wanted to reach, which was the complete step across chronological time into timeless shadows, and wonderment in the bleakness of the mortal realm, and the sensation of death kicking at my heels, and myself hurrying to a plank where all ...

continue... 12 September 2010 // Literature

Lost Bliss

"The one thing that we yearn for in our living days, that makes us sigh and groan and undergo sweet nauseas of all kinds, is the remembrance of some lost bliss that was probably experienced in the womb and can only be reproduced (though we hate to admit it) in death. But who wants to die? In the rusk of events I kept thinking about this in the back of ...

continue... 05 September 2010 // Literature
continue... 01 September 2010 // Art
continue... 03 August 2010 // Movies