Photography by Nimue Hastings
Artist’s Note When I think of Attention, I am reminded of something Sam Harris once said — "How we pay attention to the present moment largely determines the character of our experience and, therefore, the quality of our lives [...] Our minds—and lives—are
“I want to reach that state of condensation of sensations which constitutes a picture.” — Henri Matisse Oil Painting by Victoria Juharyan. Photo by Elina Akselrud, NYC 2010“Close your eyes. Relax. Picture the moment you were being born,” the therapist posited. “Whom would you
The Sounds of Summer (Baseball Cards)
Somebody told somebody that everybody told Neil Armstrong to not even bother stepping foot on the Negro side of the moon. June, August and July, three segregated summertime sisters agreed, weather-wise. The year of our lord, 1969 was a color-line shaped like no shape
Art by Evgeny Solodky
"Falcon, piercing the head""receding into memories""Fragrance of Remote Happiness""Good morning" Artist’s Note Evgeny's paintings are based on the classical school of oil painting with the addition of author's know-how-glazing with transparent paints on metal, the use of special ink, and
Currents Behind the Scenes
"Currents Behind the Scenes" acrylic on canvas Artist’s Note I was eight years deep into an art hiatus when I discovered the artist Katie Over (@katieesstudio) on Instagram. The moment something captures our attention, a process of a million steps begins, and ends,
On Paying Attention
Juhi September ‘21 Boston, MA Red and blue and green strobe lights swooped across the stadium. Old Rihanna played from the speakers amongst the squeals, interrupted conversations, and laughter. From Juhi’s seat, the stage looked compact, the size of four podiums squished together.
Poetry by Jeff Hardin
STANDING FIRM How raucous the crows are, blaspheming the fields. Why be surprised, though, since the same can be heard on town square, in diners, around tables at family gatherings. Truth, if it survives, will need to stay wordless for at least a generation.