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1. Tom of Finland
Tom of Finland
Twelve years ago I was working at the Finnish Cultural Institute in Paris. The first exhibition I was in charge of featured Tom of Finland. Tom of Finland must be the most influential Finnish Artist ever. His drawings of charming bikers with their leather caps and jackets have been said to influ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
2. Dr Martens Air Wair With Bouncing Soles
Dr Martens Air Wair With Bouncing Soles
They are my favorite foot wear, I have lived in my boots since I was 15 years old. I have even shook hands with "Madame le President" Chirac in 1998 at Muse d'Orsay opening in Paris, where one of my early installations was exhibited, wearing a pair of 9-eye black and shiny Dr. Martens.
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:35
3. Jim Morrison - Desire & dreams
Jim Morrison - Desire & dreams
'What are you doing here? What do you want? Is it music? We can play music. But you want more. You want something & someone new. Am I right? Of course I am. You want ecstasy Desire & dreams. Things not exactly what they seem. I lead you this way, he pulls that way. I'm not singing to an imaginary...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
4. Anton Corbijn - in black & white
Anton Corbijn - in black & white
Anton Corbijn started his career as a photographer in the 70's with portraits of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Miles Davis, Peter Gabriel and Joy Division. It was Corbijn who created the public image of U2 in the 80's and he still continues to shape it. For more than three decades now he has been taki...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
5. Growing Japanese Acers from seed
Growing Japanese Acers from seed
Almost ten years years ago I took a life changing decision with my husband to move to the countryside. Both of us had been living in cities for most of our lives but we felt we were ready for the change in order to start our green life! We found an old rundown farm in the middle of the fields an...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:36
6. Being and Nothingness
Being and Nothingness
"Consciousness is a being, the nature of which is to be conscious of the nothingness of its being." "The appearance of the other in the world corresponds therefore to a congealed sliding of the whole universe." "I exist, that is all, and I find it nauseating." Jean-Paul Sartre - Being and Noth...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:36
7. Lars von Trier - becoming a myth
Lars von Trier - becoming a myth
I love to hate the films by Lars von Trier! Most of them I have been to see at the cinema and afterwards returned to them for several times at my own cinema. What is it about von Trier that never leaves the spectators indifferent? Sit tight and let's watch some trailers!
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:45
8. Trent Reznor and the Nine Inch Nails
Trent Reznor and the Nine Inch Nails
"When I look at people that I would like to feel have been a mentor or an inspiring kind of archetype of what I'd love to see my career eventually be mentioned as a footnote for in the same paragraph, it would be, like, Bowie." "I get involved with the set design, lighting and the use of film be...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:35
9. Luis Bunuel - seducing the unconscious
Luis Bunuel - seducing the unconscious
Luis Buuel once stated: "Somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether". As a young girl I exposed myself to the cinematic language of Buuel. I was yet to become an ...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:13:02
10. Iggy Pop - lust and life
Iggy Pop - lust and life
Raw Power from Detroit! Iggy Pop was one of the first American Punks. His fierce stage performance and diving into the the audience was something new and fresh in the early 70's Detroit. Oh the passenger How how he rides Oh the passenger He rides and he rides He looks through his window What do...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
11. Julia Kristeva - art and language
Julia Kristeva - art and language
Julia Kristeva could be described as philosopher, literary critic, psychoanalyst, feminist, as well as a novelist. Her concepts cover a vast array of ideas nevertheless always with clarity and cohesion. For me Kristeva has been one of the very influential thinkers. I especially enjoy her texts a...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
12. The Guerrilla Girls - no prisoners
The Guerrilla Girls - no prisoners
The Guerrilla Girls - the conscience of the Artworld touring since 1985 "When we first spoke to the press, it was clear we needed code names to distinguish between members of the group. The day we taped NPR's Fresh Air, Georgia O'Keeffe died. It was then that it came came to us to use names of ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:37
13. Valentine's gift ideas for beloved stargazers
Valentine's gift ideas for beloved stargazers
I am going to name a star after my husband, my only Valentine! When looking for a perfect Valentine's day gift for my husband I came across this wonderful idea that I would warmly recommend to anybody, who is desperately looking for the ultimate gift for their loved ones.
Holidays & Celebrations - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:47
14. Coco Chanel - craft & style
Coco Chanel - craft & style
Coco Chanel - she liberated the feminine body from the strain of the corset! At the beginning of 1900's Chanel started creating the style for a New Woman. She also cut her hair short, which was quite rare back then. Chanel wanted to give the joy of movement back to women, running, being active i...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:35
15. Krzysztof Kieslowski - master of insight
Krzysztof Kieslowski - master of insight
"Live carefully, with your eyes open, and try not to cause pain." Krzysztof Kieslowski was an influential Oscar-nominated Polish film director and screenwriter. He is internationally best known for his trilogy Three Colours: Blue White Red - Trois Couleurs: Bleu Blanc Rouge as well as the Decalo...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:35
16. Greta Garbo - the divine
Greta Garbo - the divine
If I would have to choose just one actress that I could meet it would be Greta Garbo! During the long winter afternoons when I was very young I used to watch her silent movies together with my Grandmother. She was a great fan of Greta Garbo and she awoke great enthusiasm towards her skill in thi...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:35
17. Orlan - Art in flesh
Orlan - Art in flesh
During the early 90's I heard about a performance titled 'Conference' that had been carried out by a French artist Orlan. Back then I was an art student and an aspiring stern feminist, keen to learn more about the actions of all the great ladies on the field. I was blown away after reading Orlan...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:27
18. Futurology - Foresight and Visions
Futurology - Foresight and Visions
The nature of future-oriented knowledge is often multi-disciplinary. There are also different techniques, protocols, methods and methodologies through which this type of knowledge can be produced. In Futurology the production of future-oriented knowledge is usually carried out through different ...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
19. Joseph Beuys - performing life
Joseph Beuys - performing life
This famous slogan by Joseph Beuys points to the importance of creativity in life, for everybody - not just something special reserved for artists! Beuys demonstrated with his own life how the creativity and sensitivity towards the world around us can make the ups and downs life brings us much m...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:35
20. Maria Tjader - artist, writer, designer & researcher
Maria Tjader - artist, writer, designer & researcher
"There is nothing to fear in life there is only understanding." Quite early I adopted this maxim of Marie Curie. It became my lead. When I am often asked to describe myself I primarily say that I am an artist, then a critical writer. Also I work as designer and researcher. At an early age, 9 y...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
21. Chocoholics' Heavenly Treats
Chocoholics' Heavenly Treats
I admit it, I am secretly a chocoholic! I mean that I love chocolate, almost any kind. But there is nothing gluttonous about it, on the contrary. Just when I need my lift, I know that I need it. Chocolate! I can even go without chocolate for many days, but then, often without any clear reason, ...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:36
22. Salvador Dali - Surrealismo
Salvador Dali - Surrealismo
'The only difference between Salvador Dali and a crazy man is that Salvador Dali is not crazy!' has to be one of the most famous sayings within modern art. Dali made an institution about himself. He also incorporated himself with his wife Gala and often signed his work as Gala-Salvador Dali. As...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:31
23. How to make real bread
How to make real bread
Scent of fresh bread in the kitchen is so gratifying! We moved to Finland a few years ago and soon learnt that it is difficult to find decent bread here. Quite quickly we became bored with plastic wrapped pre-sliced loafs that took a very, very long time to get mold on them. It is almost unbel...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
24. Jean Baudrillard - simulacra and simulacrum
Jean Baudrillard - simulacra and simulacrum
"Never resist a sentence you like, in which language takes its own pleasure and in which, after having abused it for so long, you are stupefied by its innocence." "The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what ...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
25. Stanley Kubrick - revealing unforeseen
Stanley Kubrick - revealing unforeseen
Stanley Kubrick directed only twelve films in almost forty-five years. However these 12 manifest a rare sensitivity in their utmost attention to detail. Kubrick was also a forerunner in the world of cinema in a sense that he devised new technologies required to render visible many of the unfores...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:37
26. Elizabeth Grosz - corporeal feminism
Elizabeth Grosz - corporeal feminism
For more than thirty years Elizabeth Grosz has been writing influential articles, essays and books combining and juxtaposing philosophy, architecture, sciences and feminism. In her texts Grosz often brings other philosophers in discussion with her: Henri Bergson, Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault,...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
27. Takashi Murakami - superflat superstar
Takashi Murakami - superflat superstar
"In Western culture the most important thing is the concept. My position is more fragile. I don't have a Western history, my position isn't standing. It's floating." "One way to imagine super flatness is to think of the moment when, in creating a desktop graphic for your computer, you merge a nu...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
28. Boring Design
Boring Design
Boring Design is an independent digital design house. We design both for the web and print. Our design areas include: Online identity creation & Website creation | Email correspondent layouts | Newsletters Print design | Business cards | Stationery design | Magazine print layout | DVD inlay/bookl...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
29. Henry Moore - a family man and a Sculptor
Henry Moore - a family man and a Sculptor
"All art should have a certain mystery and should make demands on the spectator. Giving a sculpture or a drawing too explicit a title takes away part of that mystery so that the spectator moves on to the next object, making no effort to ponder the meaning of what he has just seen. Everyone thinks...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
30. Jean Sibelius - music powerful as nature
Jean Sibelius - music powerful as nature
Jean "Janne" Sibelius started to play the violin when still a boy. For his beloved instrument, when in his thirties at the beginning of the 20th Century Sibelius composed The Violin Concerto in D, that became one of the most famous and beloved Violin Concertos ever. He actually composed the Conc...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
31. in-becoming - in medias res
in-becoming - in medias res
There is more to life than this! was my lead when starting to explore the politics of gender, society and the arts. I was frustrated with the male dominated consensus permeating the culture as well as history writing and started to wonder if there had ever been a great female artist, philosopher...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
32. Beautiful Promises with Laughter
Beautiful Promises with Laughter
"Time simultaneously makes the present pass and preserves the past in itself. There are, therefore, already, two possible time-images, one grounded in the past, the other in the present. Each is complex and is valid for time as a whole." Gilles Deleuze People often ask me how the new media films...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:42
33. Misfits - the American Punks
Misfits - the American Punks
Although I quite firmly believe that Punk was born in the UK, I nonetheless enjoy some of the American Punk bands as well. I was introduced to Misfits when I was in my teens and I was blown away! I had enjoyed a classical education in music since my early age through a strict conservatory curri...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:35
34. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a fantastic film by John Cameron Mitchell depicting a story of Hedwig and her band The Angry Inch. Starting in East Berlin where Hedwig has to become a woman in order to marry an American military man in order to move to the US. There she forms her band and the tour c...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
35. La Haine
La Haine
La Haine by Mathieu Kassowitz starts with a scene where a voiceover tells a story of a man falling down from a high rise building. At the level of every floor, the man tells himself: until here, everything is fine. But it is not the journey that counts, it is the landing! If you have not seen ...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
36. Jacques Brel - beloved forever
Jacques Brel - beloved forever
"If you go away as I know you must There'll be nothing left in the world to trust Just an empty room Full of empty space Like that empty look I see on your face I'd have been the shadow of your shadow If I had thought it might have kept me by your side If you go away If you go away If you go away...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
37. Traditional Finnish Christmas Oven Baked Swede Puree
Traditional Finnish Christmas Oven Baked Swede Puree
How to make the traditional Finnish oven baked swede puree for Christmas? As the holidays are approaching I thought to share some recipes with you. This recipe comes from an old Finnish tradition and is one of my all time personal favourites! This delicacy takes me right back to my childhood Ch...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:36
38. Edith Piaf - the Voice
Edith Piaf - the Voice
Born as Edith Giovanna Gassion, Edith Piaf - La Mome, became one of the greatest voices of the 20th Century. Around the story of her life there are almost as many versions as there are tellers. For me, my pilgrimage started in 72, rue Belleville in Paris. By the pavement where, according to the...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
39. Niki de Saint Phalle - Nana Power
Niki de Saint Phalle - Nana Power
Niki de Saint Phalle was a French sculptor, painter and film maker, most well known for the rounded and liberated female figures in all sizes she titled "Nana". Niki de Saint Phalle carried out an important public commission, together with Jean Tinguely; "La fontaine Stravinsky" or "fontaine des...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
40. Ziggy Stardust - with peace & love
Ziggy Stardust - with peace & love
Ziggy Stardust, with the Spiders from Mars, landed on the UK in 1972. They started to tour in 1973. Overnight Ziggy Stardust became a superstar. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is my favourite David Bowie album. It is one of those rare concept albums that the artist...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
41. Louise Bourgeois - forever art
Louise Bourgeois - forever art
Louise Bourgeois was born in Paris in 1911. She studied mathematics at the Sorbonne when she was 15, which lead her to discover cubism through geometry. She went on to study at the cole du Louvre and the cole des Beaux-Arts, which gave her a possibility to work as an assistant for Fernand Lger. I...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
42. Marimekko - a Finnish Design Classic
Marimekko - a Finnish Design Classic
The visionary philosophy that Armi Ratia applied to Marimekko was strongly inspired by the ideals of Bauhaus: functionality and 'less is more'. The first two designers that worked at Marimekko were Maija Isola and Vuokko Nurmesniemi followed by Liisa Suvanto and Annika Rimala. Marimekko was lau...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:35
43. Bill Viola - becoming light
Bill Viola - becoming light
Bill Viola, one of the pioneers in video art, exhibiting his work since the 70's. Viola's art has been exhibited in many large venues for Contemporary Art; the National Gallery in London, Guggenheim Berlin, Guggenheim New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Getty Museum Los Angeles, California ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
44. Charles Aznavour - Viva la vie!
Charles Aznavour - Viva la vie!
"She Maybe the face I can't forget A trace of pleasure or regret Maybe my treasure or the price I have to pay She may be the song that summer sings Maybe the chill that autumn brings Maybe a hundred tearful things Within the measure of the day. She Maybe the beauty or the beast Maybe the famine ...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
45. Lydia Lunch - the primal scream
Lydia Lunch - the primal scream
I know she may come forth aggressively through her words, through her voice. But do listen to what she has to say! In my opinion Lydia Lunch is well deserving her place at the pantheon of great contemporary voices. Fasten your seatbelts, here we go!
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:39
46. Tartan - with Pride
Tartan - with Pride
Tartan is something that never goes out of fashion, the punks, the chavs heck even the highlander wore Tartan with pride. "I don't have space to enter into the examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct." Vivienne Westwood
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:37
47. Federico Fellini - sulla Strada
Federico Fellini - sulla Strada
In his films Federico Fellini shares his deep and personal visions of society. Fellini carved out such a niche in the world of cinema that reflects also in the expression "Felliniesque". "There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life."
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:31
48. Jean-Paul Sartre - being and nothingness
Jean-Paul Sartre - being and nothingness
"Existence precedes and rules essence." "Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you." "We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact." Jean-Paul Sartre
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:39
49. Storytelling in the Digital Era
Storytelling in the Digital Era
GOODBYE MR. NAM JUNE PAIK! was a message I received by e-mail at the night of 29th January 2006. This great pioneer of electronic media had left us. Only the new fashion he created to tell us stories; his art, remains. The following morning I attached this message to the entrance door of the off...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:31
50. the index - my lensography
the index - my lensography
I usually don't agree with putting ideas and things or people into boxes. My research method is usually based on quality, but as I have become a squidooholic, some quantitative measures have to take place. One of my favourite quotes about this methodology is by Luce Irigaray: "Becoming means ac...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:37
51. Discerning Subject in Spacetime
Discerning Subject in Spacetime
"In perception we do not think the object and we do not think ourselves thinking it, we are given over to the object and we merge into this body which is better informed than we are about the world..." Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception Notions of perception, time and subjectivit...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:30
52. Joy Division - Decades
Joy Division - Decades
Joy Division formed during 1976 in Salford, greater Manchester area in the UK by four young men: Ian Curtis, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook and Stephen Morris. Originally the band was called Warsaw. Warsaw became also the name of the first planned album of Joy Division. Recorded in May 1978, Warsaw ...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:47
53. Marina Abramovic - grandmother of performance art
Marina Abramovic - grandmother of performance art
Journey of Marina Abramovic and Ulay Marina Abramovic (Belgrade, 1946) met Uwe Laysiepen alias Ulay (Solingen, Germany, 1943) in 1976, after moving to Amsterdam. From that time on they started to speak of themselves as parts of a "two-headed body." In 1988, Abramovic and Ulay walked the Great W...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:33
54. World through Digital Art
World through Digital Art
Digital Art is a form of Contemporary Art where the artwork is created either partly or entirely with computers as the Artists' tools. Today's Digital Art extends to a wide spectrum of different areas; digital photography and visualisation, 3D (animation), installation, digital performance, weara...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
55. Ginette Neveu - the legend of violin
Ginette Neveu - the legend of violin
French violinist Ginette Neveu was born in 1919 to a family of musicians. She studied as the Paris Conservatoire and at the age of fifteen she won the Wieniawski Competition. This started her international career as a virtuoso. Ginette Neveu recorded a brilliantly masterful version of of the Vio...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:42
56. Henri Bergson - evolution, time and laughter
Henri Bergson - evolution, time and laughter
"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly." Henri Bergson Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was one of the most famous and influential French philosophers of the late 19th century-early 20th century
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:37
57. Gardening with the Moon
Gardening with the Moon
It is the beginning of the new year that starts the gardening season for me. It is time to start with the new growth, time to put the knowledge gathered during the previous seasons in action! My gardening philosophy is simple: anything grows. The challenge begins, especially in vegetable gardenin...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:56:35
58. in the brain
in the brain
The intriguing idea of translating images directly from the visual cortex has finally taken place! The current breakthrough has been made possible through machine learning combined with fMRI, that reads the fluctuations of human cerebral activity while shown multiple simple images in a sequence....
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:51:36
59. Marguerite Duras - passion in boredom
Marguerite Duras - passion in boredom
Marguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras (April 4, 1914 March 3, 1996) was a French writer and film director. "In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that." Marguerite Duras
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:31
60. Aino & Alvar Aalto - Architecture in the Nature
Aino & Alvar Aalto - Architecture in the Nature
Aino and Alvar Aalto, Finnish Architects and Designers that became renown through the World. This Finnish couple revolutionised the Modern! From the Northern perspective their lives' work reflects on the values of nature in design as well as the human scale being at the center of architecture. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44
61. Wim Wenders - road movies
Wim Wenders - road movies
Wim Wenders is a German filmmaker, best known for using road movie form in his works. Within the German New Wave, Wenders is often characterized as the existentialist. Thematically the films of Wenders often deal with the innermost, states of consciousness, while exploring the ambivalent impact ...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:43
62. Man Ray - fluidity and form
Man Ray - fluidity and form
"I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence." "It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them." image: Autoportrait by Man Ray
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:54:31
63. Yoko Ono - war is over if you want it
Yoko Ono - war is over if you want it
"I saw that nothing was permanent. You don't want to possess anything that is dear to you because you might lose it. " "People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication." "John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future." "Remember, each one of us ha...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:44

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