In Greek mythology, Gaia existed before anything else. The omnipresent and shapeless figure of Mother Earth, and primordial deity who bore the Gods of the seas, skies and mountains, is the spiritual embodiment of Earth and all life. Greek artist Antonis Tsarouchas tells WOM about his fine art series named after the mythological goddess, as a metaphor for the power of womanhood.
What do you think of when you think about comics? Whether it’s the illustrated fantasy worlds of Spiderman and Batman, or memories of skipping straight to the cartoon segments of newspapers as a child, the medium certainly occupies its own space in the cultural imagination. But whilst Marvel and DC may be reaping the rewards of a seemingly endless slew of Hollywood adaptations of their classic comics, this combination of text and image lends itself to so much more than superheroes and children’s stories.
In defiance of the symbolic nature of walls as borders, barriers between people and places, artists have used walls in public spaces as ready-made canvases upon which to design, create and spread messages of solidarity, […]
C|O Berlin is a charitable arts foundation formed in 2000 that holds photography exhibitions in the unique cultural space of Amerika Haus. A former post-war education and culture facility, the building nowadays hosts a variety of visual arts exhibitions each year to critical acclaim.