What Tattoos Really Do to Our Bodies’ Immune Systems

Published on CNN —  By Christopher D. Lynn and The Conversation Updated 6:01 AM EDT, Thu October 3, 2019 I lay on the mat of the open-air bungalow in Apia, Samoa, looking up at a gecko. As its tail quivered, I felt a sympathetic twitch in my leg. Su’a Sulu’ape Paulo III, the sixth-generation Samoan hand-tap tattoo master leaning over me, paused to see if my … Continue reading What Tattoos Really Do to Our Bodies’ Immune Systems

Ripples : Scorpio

“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 rope study. He has also studied with Kinoko, Ottonawa, Kazami … Continue reading Ripples : Scorpio

Quand Niki de Saint Phalle Faisait Pénétrer Le Public à L’Intérieur D’une Nana

Par Aude Adrien • le 29 mars 2021 En 1966, Niki de Saint Phalle présente au Moderna Museet de Stockholm Elle – une cathédrale, une gigantesque Nana enceinte et allongée sur le dos, à l’intérieur de laquelle les visiteurs sont invités à pénétrer, grâce à une ouverture située entre ses jambes ! Un projet immersif unique pour l’époque, au succès retentissant. Arrêt sur image. Imaginez le corps allongé d’une femme enceinte de … Continue reading Quand Niki de Saint Phalle Faisait Pénétrer Le Public à L’Intérieur D’une Nana

The Definition of Artivism

“Artivism is a portmanteau word combining art and activism. Artivism takes roots, or branches, off of a 1997 gathering between Chicano artists from East Los Angeles and the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico. The words “Artivist” and “Artivism” were popularized through a variety of events, actions and artworks via artists and musicians such as Quetzal, Ozomatli, and Mujeres de Maiz, among other East Los Angeles artists, and at spaces such as Self Help Graphics & Art. Artivism developed in recent years as antiwar and anti-globalization protests … Continue reading The Definition of Artivism


by thealchemistspottery ABOUT THE AUTHOR Potter, abstract landscape painter, nature lover, sculptor, closet geek, gardener, foodie and outdoor enthusiast. “SEPARATED BY THE ACADIAN EXPULSION, EVANGELINE AND HER BETROTHED WOULD ONLY BE REUNITED IN THEIR OLD AGE WHEN GABRIEL, WHO WAS ALREADY VERY SICK, WOULD PERISH IN HER ARMS.” The Alchemist Studio Evangeline tells the tale of a great Acadian lovestory that is a part of the … Continue reading Evangeline

Le Tatouage : Un Art de Performance

Publié sur Stuff ARTS On ne cesse de se le dire entre collègues : le tatouage n’est plus du tout ce qu’il était il y a une décennie à peine. Il fut un temps où l’on choisissait un motif sur le mur et c’était ce tatouage que l’on portait. C’était comme choisir des souliers, disons, alors que maintenant, on cherche du sur mesure, on cherche … Continue reading Le Tatouage : Un Art de Performance

Impressionism : Art Movement

The Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-1881 Impressinism is only direct sensation. All great painters were more or less impressionists. It is mainly a question of instinct. – Claude Monet Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement, associated especially with French artists such as Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley, who attempted to accurately and objectively record visual ‘impressions’ … Continue reading Impressionism : Art Movement

Researches & Writings of Nikola Tesla #1

Science is opposed to theological dogmas because science is founded on fact. To me, the universe is simply a great machine which never came into being and never will end. The human being is no exception to the natural order. Man, like the universe, is a machine. Nothing enters our minds or determines our actions which is not directly or indirectly a response to stimuli … Continue reading Researches & Writings of Nikola Tesla #1