A Vocabulary of Essential Terms for Universal Understanding

By Vernon Nickerson Add Addition More More than Multiply Multiplication Logs Logarithms Subtract subtraction Less Less than Inequality Divide Division Equal Equals Equality From here we get to Calculus, Quantum Physics, and the mathematics of Star Trek, MCU, and DCU; to infinity and beyond. (S),where (s) equals silence and silence comes before sound. Sound is…

Symphony of Images

By Stephan Pisko Masterpieces of melody dancing diva-like within fluid motions of free space pouring inwardly and outwardly perpetually untouched but seemingly serenaded as the whirl of the dervish transcends beyond physical form dripping the unexplainable essence sauteing the senses hypnotically within an otherworldly trance.

Calling All High School Songwriters!

The National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing are accepting submissions to the 2021 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge This national contest is for high school students with a passion for writing songs that could be part of a musical theater production and the wide range of musical styles represented in contemporary musicals.…

Brian McClean An Artist Of The Light

Brian McClean is a self taught fine art photographer of extraordinary landscapes, coastalscapes, nightscapes, and cityscapes. He is an exceptionally gifted artist who resides in San Diego California with an astonishing talent for creating emotionally moving photographs which takes an individual on a sublime journey. Brian McClean has always had a vivid imagination, a love…

Met Exhibition to Explore Francisco Goya’s Prolific Activity as a Draftsman and Printmaker through Approximately 100 Works from the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries From Now To May 2, 2021

Regarded as one of the most remarkable artists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Francisco Goya (1746–1828) is renowned for his prolific activity as a draftsman and printmaker, producing about 900 drawings and 300 prints during his long career. Through his graphic work, he expressed his political liberalism, criticism of superstition, and distaste…

Films.Dance, International Film Series Featuring Artists from More Than 25 Countries Premiering a New Short Film Every Week Continues with EDGING NORMAL

Featuring Desmond RichardsonMusic by Dav Koz & Steve HackmanChoreography by Jacob Jonas Premieres Monday, February 22, 2021 Films.Dance, a groundbreaking global film series produced by and under the creative direction of LA-based Jacob Jonas The Company continues on February 22 with EDGING NORMAL, the fifth of 15 short dance films to be released – to…

Latest Additions to Sundance Film Festival Talks & Events

Opening Night Welcome Details, Panel Additions; Patton Oswalt to Host Awards Night  Festival Kicks Off Thursday, January 28th & Runs Through February 3rd Sundance Institute announced the latest additions to the programming slate of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday, January 28th at Festival.Sundance.org and via a network of Satellite Screens across…

New Creative Gears in the Gallery

By Stephan Pisko Human beings’ know perceptually what they like to see and what they do not like to see the ‘idea of art’ really doesn’t come into question for it is far more perceptually straightforward all the gallery does is program and condition the ‘conceptual idea’ that ‘this is art (or) that is art’…

Artistic Atmosphere

By Stephan Pisko Atmosphere pulls artists’ into something tragic. If they are insecurely plastic not contented basically within an “unpure state” a creative cleaning process must be undertaken to render “artistic purity” a totally contented secure honesty “expressing the expression” not a contaminated carbon copy of atmosphere where the artist can create literally anywhere anytime.…

Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced

Sundance Institute announced Giving Voice as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 128 features screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, from January 23–February 2, 2020. The Festival Favorite Award is the 29th and final recognition…

Quintessential Quandary – Artist’s Passion

By Stephan Pisko Invisible individual fingers communicating with hands asking questions arguing amiably but moreover accepting a tolerance transcendence dribbling through notes and spaces supplying anti-answers repeating ritually hands are virtually lost luminously faded fingers joyfully jester pouncing vigor venomously. “You see, but I cannot see you” said hands ,but fingers carry on snickering sadistically…

2020 SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

  Murmur receives Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize while Higher Love takes Documentary Prize.  Audience Awards given to narrative feature Residue and documentary feature Bastards’ Road Shoot to Marry takes home Best of Breakouts Audience Award Carlota Pereda, director of Piggy, receives AGBO Fellowship, presented by Slamdance alumni Joe and Anthony Russo   The 26th…

My Artistic Cousin – Michael Pisko

    By Stephan Pisko Fond memories’ of my cousin (Micheal Pisko) I was personally very influenced by his artistic integrity character and personality I never forgot the wonderful hours’ we spent talking about art/life he was a marvelous detailed explainer well you see he was trained as an engineer but when war broke out…

Art Idea Second Edition

By Stephan Pisko The ‘art idea’ today is largely extracted from a variety of ‘social influences’ via a ‘cyber mechanical means’ where style – content – form are beyond the artist’s creativity but still remaining to be ‘manipulated by the mind’ not ‘by the hand’. Spontaneous frustration motivates the artist’s creativity within this current time…

Mixing Object Materialism with the Real Illusion

By Stephan Pisko, Where human beings’ would dwell too long on the creative piece the machine goes so far then quits it’s job is done but the mind flows on it cannot stop. The artist prescriber injects the concept offerings within a machine a random rendezvous happens it doesn’t make any difference as to the…

Social Conditioning – Artistic Mind Infection

By Stephan Pisko Infected minds’ do not make artists! We have an increasing amount of infection in the future with the most dangerous psychological element called “social conditioning” the level of creativity (or) whatever you could call it has been previously planned setup subliminally via an exterior force to confuse and frustrate the masses in…

Everything Cannot Be Art – Everyone Cannot Be An Artist

By Stephan Pisko Everything cannot be art just like everyone cannot be an artist. Sorry to disappoint, but there must exist some basic prerequisites or it just gets to a very absurdly stupid level of artistic belief where there remains no useful creative meaning whatsoever pertaining to the current time and environment. An ‘artist’s statement’…