The Difference Between Light & Knowledge

Someday, in the distant future, our grand-children’ s grand-children will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge. – Plato My mentor as a chef used to tell me; “Intelligence is knowing that the tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is … Continue reading The Difference Between Light & Knowledge

What Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stronger

“It is impossible to believe in an ideal and still sufficiently love yourself. All idols are anti-life, and all idols should be demolished.  An idol is the deification of nothingness, and Nietzsche proposes that we would be better off without any idols, we would do well to dispense with all idols, idolatry, and idolization. If you idolize an imaginary entity, you diminish yourself.  Even to … Continue reading What Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stronger

A Christmas Story

Did you know Christmas was a pagan celebration? Jesus was actually born in Spring. When missionaries first carried Christianity to the peoples of northern Europe, Pope Gregory instructed these missionaries not to interfere with any traditional belief or religious observance that could be harmonized with Christianity. Therefore, many pagan ideas and practices had been introduced into Christianity. December 25 was at the heart of the … Continue reading A Christmas Story

Art & Science

 “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science” – Albert Einstein. “Both science and art are human attempts to understand and describe the world around us. The subjects and methods have different traditions, and the intended audiences are different, but I think the motivations and goals are fundamentally the same. I think one … Continue reading Art & Science

” The Only Thing That Should Be Separated by Colour Is Laundry

“Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war. And until there are no longer first-class and second-class citizens of any nation, until the colour of a man’s skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes. And until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard … Continue reading ” The Only Thing That Should Be Separated by Colour Is Laundry

Spotlight on : Yoroï Nicolas

©photo “Joker” by | Yoroï Nicolas | model – K. “Nicolas as been practicing ropes for more than 20 years. His work comes from his study of Japanese kinbaku/shibari as well as from his different body practices: Aikido, Thai massage, contact-improvisation, and System A. He lived in Japan for 4 years, where he met his master, Arisue Go, and devoted his time to aikido and … Continue reading Spotlight on : Yoroï Nicolas

The Lamb in the Lamp

“What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which is related only to objects and not to individuals, or to life. That art is something which is specialized or which is done by experts who are artists. But couldn’t everyone’s life become a work of art? Why should the lamp or the house be an art object, but not … Continue reading The Lamb in the Lamp

Material : Why, How & When

First Issue’s Coming! It’s been an incredible journey so far to establish that project so dear to my (he)art : a free public art magazine, meant to promote art and humanism. The community reminds me every day why I’m doing this, and how important that is… And that the « when » doesn’t matter. But since we have to set one; date of first release … Continue reading Material : Why, How & When

Promote Art & the Human Behind

Help us making art accessible again and keep us flourishing by giving to our community project! donate now Free your (he)art As a human, I’m using my right to speak. As an artist, I’m using my right to share. Human-Artist I had a hard time defining the word “human” in my youth, and what it means to adhere to humanist values. But what I’ve learn … Continue reading Promote Art & the Human Behind