Art with a message 2000. Art was at one time a “neglected species” in the Christian world, “but I believe God has Sovereignly decided that now is the time for a Second Renaissance, because we live in a sight and sound generation,” enthuses Ron DiCianni, a Christian artist who heralds from Chicago, Illinois, USA.
There was once a Baptist pastor I knew who a gentleman was. He showed me how conservative Christians, or orthodox Christians, would construe art. He wasn’t teaching me, but I picked it up in our conversation once.
Does “Alien Nation” (top) have anything in common with “Play It Again Sam” (bottom). No, but these photos do. They both show people in some sort of relational posing. Films are about relationships as is life about relating and relationships.
What about recycled movies? Or a haunting little masterpiece or something more mysterious? What was 10 Cloverfield Lane (Pictured)? Redisturbed on trend? Another in a long list of disturbing movies? A thrill? A pill? A chill? A fill? You wouldn’t want to meet the disturbed character in this not that we could. Run a… Read More Redisturbed on trend?
I believe in not wasting, like when it comes to food, writing, books. Use everything, reuse, don’t waste it, it means more than that. Or they tell me I’m real tidy. So, here is a montage of some photos I didn’t want to waste but had little use for them. Call it recycled art. But… Read More Montaged to some effect, but is is wasted and can it be recycled?
Caring Christian community 2001. NEW ZEALAND. Twenty years ago, a person who had a psychotic experience may have been admitted into a hospital ward for years. That same person or a person with the same set of symptoms may never enter a hospital today because there is better care in the community and more support… Read More Mental health consumers in the community: everyone “should have access to the arts”