miroslav tichy in Le Bastart

Miroslav Tichý, you need a bad camera to see

He constructed his own model of vision with cameras that manufactured himself. Taking refuge in a cabin stocked with a few books of optics, philosophy and art, a particular world was built not by the naivete of believing to fulfill his dreams but by the freedom to keep dreaming. After studying fine arts in Prague during the early years of the Communist regime, Miroslav Tichý opted for an outsider life in his hometown, Kyjov life. […]

bernardi roig diana acteon in Le Bastart

Bernardí Roig and his voyeurs of inner shadows

The French verb méduser retains the etymology derived from the Greek myth about the monster whose gaze petrifies, Medusa. Perseus resisted the temptation to face her and brought the shield so that the Gorgon, being reflected in it, would succumbe to fear of contemplating herself. The Gorgonea gaze, médusant look, is fascinating and lethal. Even at the risk of dying, who is magnetized, fascinated, will not want to look away. Fascination is the perception of […]

pierre klossowski

Pierre Klossowski: about hospitality

The same image was reflected in infinite variations in Pierre Klossowski’s texts and illustrations: that of a woman torn between desire and rejection. It is not that the author fell down in the sexist stereotype of whom every woman wants to be raped, but he was thinking about the sickly need of the male mind to construct these feminine archetypes to project in them his own moral dilemmas. In La révocation de l’Édit de Nantes, […]