Category Archives: Iconography

May You Shine…

A while ago I was quite moved by the line “We are more afraid of our light than the dark”. It inspired my piece “Cast In Bronze” which I have just completed and posted here on the website. Today I …

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Exploring Halloween. Part I: Witches

Halloween didn’t really mean anything to me until I moved to Los Angeles. It lies in the nature of Tinsel Town – with its density of people working as horror movie directors, set- and costume designers and make-up artists – that Halloween has turned …

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The Mystery of Unicorns

One of my latest findings on a day trip to the wildlife and holiday resort Catalina Island, California, was a long spiraling sea shell. It felt somehow magical when I weighed it in the palm of my hand. Its spiraling …

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Eating the Darkness. Francesca Woodman’s Wallpaper

This morning, browsing through the New York Times, I reconnected with an American photographer, Francesca Woodman, whose work I had only recently discovered. The article grabbed my attention and touched me because one of her pictures had helped in the …

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Digital Darkness and the Lack of Enlightenment

Last week I had two very interesting, almost contrary encounters with digital photography. Although, in the era of pocket brains and digital cameras, our encounters are rarely limited to three per week: Most of us are handling digital images in …

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