Esther Lupander has remained in our memory for more than 135 years as the young girl in a room tying the laces on her dancing shoes. It does not matter if she stopped dancing, grew old and perished just like Helene Schjerfbeck, the artist who immortalized her in the famous 1882 painting.
Fear, says Dostoevski in The Possessed, is like a rock hanging over our head which may never fall on us. I often find myself trying to look for equivelant images such as that of a patridge posing among dirty after-dinner dishes.
Haptic Diary entitled “The Sound of Water” belongs since Aug 2018 to art book collection of Rikhardinkatu Library.
The summer is a good time for starting over which in the artistic act means: taking a leap and jumping into new territory where extravagance lives.
Let’s define extravagance: A place where everything is possible and where humanness defeats its gravity.
This book looks at how technology is involved in the aesthetics of music and art, focusing on how the development of art and perception in the 20th century was influenced by the theoretical work of Wagner concerning the Gesamtkunstwerk. It also looks at the way we approach the term Total Artwork in the 21st century for interactive works in trans-disciplinary art-forms and the role played by the combination of compositional thought and the visual in works-in-progress. (https://www.amazon.com/Re-defining-Total-Artwork-Use-Technologies/dp/3659472980)