Film review: Radiance

This film review is well overdue as since encountering Radiance early this year I have watched it over 5 times including the times that I have just listened to the audio as I fell asleep. That is how much impact this film made in my life the first time I watched it and I feel that it deserves even more recognition than it did when it was first released.

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Weeding out Hopelessness

Michael Landy, a pioneer of the Young British Artists movement, was born in London in 1963. Landy is best known for his performance installation piece “Break down” where he destroyed and displayed all his possessions. In 2008, Landy was elected as a member of the Royal Academy of Arts London and continues to make a big impact in the artistic industry.

Creeping Buttercup’, which is a detailed study of individual weeds, is a part of Nourishment -a collection of etching pieces. It is said that to acquire the materials needed as inspiration for Creeping Buttercup, Landy found weeds growing in the street.

The meticulous study of the weeds signifies the miraculous growth that can occur in an unfruitful / famine – filled land. Just as in an urban street it is unlikely to find a lot of green spaces. Continue reading “Weeding out Hopelessness”

Inspiration log: The favourite colour

Salut mes amis !

My favourite colour is yellow . Here are some yellow things:

“This colour relates to acquired knowledge. It is the colour which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception.

Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the colour psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun.

In the meaning of colours, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness.” – empower yourself

What is in a favourite colour? Why do we ave one or why don’t we have one? There have been many studies on the topic of having a favourite colour and what it truly means. Some people say that our favourite colour shows us our personality : Who we are ? or What we want from life . Colour is more than an association with an event, it is a selection of how the world works and speaks to us. Your favourite colour could be purple, blue, pink ,beige, indigo . What matters is that we all join in and add a little colour vibrance into this world of ours. That could be through poetry , art, music .Heck! Accountancy , human rights. Spreading the vibrance in our world as never been easier . I challenge you to spread a little bit of your vibrance in April (and beyond) .

I want you to get creative and pick a colour of your choice, ‘The colour’ and speak about something close to your heart. Anything really. It could be about skittles, dogs, the election. I just want it to be from the heart that will inspire many .

“Are you searching for a purpose?

Then write something yeah it might be worthless

Then paint something then, it might be wordless

Pointless curses, nonsense verses

You’ll see purpose start to surface.” – Kitchen Sink by Twenty One Pilots

Above is a quote from one of my favourite songs ever and I love it because it always reminds me to be me and whatever I create; either be words, art, music ,love can never be worthless.

My favourite colour is yellow and I am going to share a bit of vibrance with the world.

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How to join in ?!

Take a picture with your favourite colour as the subject .

Answer the following questions

1. What is your favourite colour?

2.What is something that you would like to share with the world?

3. Favourite Song at the moment

4. What do  you aspire to be / to do ?

5. Name three of your favourite things

Then use the #colourexpériment and upload via twitter, Instagram, a blog post .Anything really !

For example :

I can’t wait to see your responses ! 🙂

LaFortune xx

P.S What is your favourite colour ?