an oingoing visual investigation. est. 2022
bodies, bodies, bodies
Seeing the body as a landscape to explore.
Touching as a manner of breathing.
Persona - Ingmar Bergman / Aftersun - Charlotte Wells
La Bonheur - Agnés Varda / La Ciénaga - Lucrecia Martel
Wounds, stitches, blood and scars. All reminders of how alive we used to be.
We’re run by perfectly engineered but constantly decaying machines.
Fish Tank - Andrea Arnold / Crash - David Cronenberg
The unexpected body.
The human body is also an animal body.
The Lighthouse - Robert Eggers
Mind the gap.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire - Céline Sciamma
Fill in the blanks.
Y Tu Mamá También - Alfonso Cuarón
There are mountains between us.
Mountains sometimes too vast to cross.
We become separated and alone in our own desert land.
All that remains is our body.
The whirlwhing of depression, addiction, and emotional violence can really take a toll on a person and the people around them. The beauty, violence, guts and sweat and tears of this album made me feel I wasn’t all that lost.
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“To be carried by the embrace of care and luck is ecstasy.
I am grateful. I'm a crawler. I am alive.
All is love.”
Medusa -Peter Paul Rubens
Witches & babies & bodies.
Witches Sleep - Albert von Keller
"Fair is foul and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air."
The Weird Sisters - John Raphael Smith
Circles and symbols to conjure darkness within.
Witch Within a Magic Circle - Manuel Orazi
Ghouls and creatures of the night floating in the sabbath wind.
The Witch and the Skeleton Spector - Utagawa Kunioshi
Witches Going To Their Sabbath - Luis Ricardo Falero
“To the Sabbath! To the Sabbath!' they cried. 'On to the Witches' Sabbath!"
Witches Sabbath - Francisco de Goya
Dancing to the skies.
Fairies of the Meadow - Nils Blommer
Here’s where I’m at right now. Sorry about that.
Saturn devouring his son - Francisco de Goya
I’ve been obsessed with this painting for the past 15 years.
I think I’m finally digesting it. No pun intended.
The VVitch - Robert Eggers
This is my favourite director rn.
Femininity and masculinity at their finest.
Titane - Julia Ducournau
Food is power.
The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover - Peter Greenaway
and a statement.
Phantom Thread - Paul Thomas Anderson
Viridiana - Luis Buñuel
Body horror starts here.
Before the Fourth (original etching) - Lucian Freud
Not all Pisces are soft.
Crash / Crimes of the Future - David Cronenberg
The Origin of the World - Gustave Courbet
This is a ridiculously difficult image to find in Google Images.
Christina’s World - Andrew WyethBebé’s visual treatment started here.
Fish Tank - Andrea Arnold
The Fits - Anna Rose Holmer
and here as well.