Paradoxes are intriguing since they challenge existing conventions and are an enduring source of inspiration for many artists.
This painting has the tension field between individuality and cultural assimilation for subject. While it´s a generally accepted fact that progress of civilization is a process of assimilation, one must conclude that inevitably there is going to exist a tension field between progress and multiculturalism.The best example that comes to mind to illustrate this comes … Continue reading Assimilation.
The Complexity of Simplicity
“Being simple is the most complicated thing nowadays.” -Ramana Pemmaraju The principle of simplicity or parsimony—broadly, is the idea that simpler explanations of observations should be preferred to more complex ones—is conventionally attributed to William of Occam, after whom it is traditionally referred to as Occam's razor. This does not mean that there will be … Continue reading The Complexity of Simplicity
Just for fun: Money in Politics
Money is a necessary component of any democracy: it enables political participation, campaigning and representation. However, if not effectively regulated, it can undermine the integrity of political processes and institutions and jeopardize the quality of democracy.
Conspiracy Theories, Social Entropy and Literature.
We live in a time where conspiracy theories are rampant and slowly start to realize how this disinformation is contributing to a logarithmic growing degree of social entropy. There is a whole section of literature dedicated to it and I like to call it confabulated history books presented as nonfiction.
The Analytical Engine.
This isn't a true story, but the residue of historical research mixed with some of the fictional elements for my writing project The Maharajagar.
The Room of Change.
For ‘The Room of Change’, the Milanese designer studio Accurat created a 30-meters-long hand-crafted data-tapestry illustrating how multiple aspects of our environment have changed in the past centuries, how they are still changing, and how they will likely continue changing.
Eurocentrism in Art, History and Science.
This post deals with the mainstream collective perspective that shapes to our worldview and gives directions to our thinking and acting.