Classic terror materializes human fears in archetypes, giving them a structured and endowed form. The wicked spirit, the monster, the eccentric scientist. Through these characters between mythology and folk culture, we can fight or rationalize the strongest human fear: the unknown. These monstrous creatures are a perfect mirror of our behaviour; they have evolved with knowledge: the more we know, the less we fear.
In that isolated world, eons away from what we once called society, I dream of you. I encounter you in my lysergic hallucinations glowing in pink and golden: this galaxy plays with our fears and desires, and pulls the trigger that ignites our souls. Despite my willingness to escape, the idea of losing what remains of you, this tailor-made hologram that keeps me on the verge of madness, just sickens me. I might get loose of these chains, or I might keep on following your steps inside the dark maze of my mind.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser – born in 1928 in Vienna as Friedrich Stowasser – became one of the most well-known artists and architects from Austria. His paintings are full of bright colours, spirals and nature elements combined with touches of gold and silver.
Deep in the heart of Barcelona there is a unique building, a shinning white pearl surrounded by the old town streets: the MACBA (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona), a work by the American architect Richard Meier. The vicinities are burning with life and cheer, a place where all kinds of people gather to skate or to enjoy the sun mirrored in the glazed walls of the museum.
The creation of symbolic stories is a mechanism of the human psyche that allows us to approach the elusive reality we are forced to live in, and a narrative framework to transgress the roles of society. Angela Carter, in her evocative The bloody chamber, reformulates fantastic tales apparently full of innocence.
As Morticia Addams would say: Black is such a happy color, darling.
We completely agree with her. Black represents the Yin, invites us to mystery, reflexion and the occult. It is the color of the ocean at night and makes you feel effortlessly elegant, comfortable and incredibly sexy.
Espai Joliu: a Plant Concept Store, café and art gallery that blends the aroma of the great coffee grains by Nømad Roaster’s Home with the green brightness of sucullents and other leafy species. The perfect office for those who doesn’t like to work at home.
Del Enebro, extracted from the book Kinder- und Hausmärchen (1812) written by the well-known brothers Jacob Ludwig & Wilhelm Karl Grimm, is now presented in a delicious bilingual edition with delicate illustrations by Alejandra Acosta.