alexis w nude and naked in Le Bastart

Alexis W, nude and naked

To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. The word “nude,” on the other hand, carries, in educated usage, no uncomfortable overtone. The vague image it projects into the mind is not of a huddled and defenseless body, but of a balanced, prosperous, and confident body: the body re-formed.  (Kenneth Clark, Naked, nude and ideal form) From our […]

El Palomar. Hedonismo crítico

El Palomar, crossing point

Next event organized by El Palomar is entitled Hedonismo crítico, but this expression also summarizes the artistic position that has governed this project since its inception. Behind this apparent oxymoron or word composed by contradictory terms, is defined a renovated way of understanding cultural production: the party is not incompatible with reflection, conceptual depth with having fun. Mariokissme and R. Marcos Mota, its creators, have always been eloquent in choosing headings. Ever since the inaugural […]