Redefining Womanhood: Triste, Louca ou Má by Francisco, el Hombre

Bombarded with cultural traditions and unrealistic fantasies, we often forget that a woman is a person and it is her right to define her life in her own terms. When she is allowed to do so, the power, truth and beauty of her uniqueness far surpasses anything culture or advertising has shown us. Men experience … Continue reading Redefining Womanhood: Triste, Louca ou Má by Francisco, el Hombre

Prussian Blue and Early Photography: Following Synchronicity From Diesbach to Anna Atkins

Scientific discovery and artistic innovation often occur together in unpredictable ways. How is this relationship shaped by accident and synchronicity? During the early 1700s, the color maker Diesbach was attempting to produce a red pigment from iron sulfate and potash in his laboratory in Berlin. He decided to be frugal and use some contaminated potash … Continue reading Prussian Blue and Early Photography: Following Synchronicity From Diesbach to Anna Atkins

Undercurrents of Sensuality and Aggression in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

The most famous of vampires is Dracula. Why are we mesmerized by this character created more than a century ago? We owe our acquaintance with Dracula, a figure who has laced himself through western culture and has been portrayed on film more than Sherlock Holmes, to the mind of Bram Stoker, who wove him from … Continue reading Undercurrents of Sensuality and Aggression in Bram Stoker’s Dracula