Monthly Archives: October 2014

Afraid to be alone?

Bennett Deady Region/ Concepts: Iraq, Fear Sub-concepts: Madness, Solitude Description: Few years ago, Sarah Shroud and two friends were hiking the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan when they were captured by Iranian troops and accused of being spies. Each of them … Continue reading

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Affects of Superstition

Name: Elijah Arnold Region/Concept: Japan/Emotion-Mood Sub-concepts: Restriction, superstition, fear Description: In olden times, Japan has had a wide spread superstition of the zashiki-warashi which is translated into the “parlor-child”. This is a child that if “found” to occupy your home will bring … Continue reading

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Week 6 Magzhan Kenesbai / Nightmares

Week 6 Name: Magzhan Kenesbai Region/Concept: Study by the University of Copenhagen / Nightmares & madness Situation: A recent study by the University of Copenhagen and Glostrup Hospital have discovered that individuals who are born blind experience 25% more nightmares … Continue reading

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Good vs. Evil

Name: Tom Gallagher Concept: Transgression Sub-Concepts: Memory/Forgetting, Reality/Illusion Description: There is a website blog written by Dr. Cliff Pickover titled “The Scales of Good and Evil”, that in the early 2000s endeavored to document the rankings of the top ten … Continue reading

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Evil Seeps In

Bennett Deady Region/ Concept: Cheshire, Connecticut. Fear Sub-concepts: Cruelty, Loss, Pain Description: The Petit family was said to be picture perfect and was loved by their community. But two men, two men that aren’t even worth naming, took from them … Continue reading

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Illusion and Reality

Name: Gul Sera Gursoy Concept: Illusion and Reality Geographic Location: Norway Sub-Concepts: Delusions of Grandeur, Bipolarity, Terrorism Description: The photograph is of Norwegian right-wing terrorist Anders Breivik, who killed dozens of schoolchildren at a camp because he felt that his … Continue reading

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Losing My Edge

http://www.stereogum.com/1087342/losing-my-edge-turns-10/top-stories/ Name: Michael Winter Geographical Location: United Kingdom Concept: Time Sub-concept: Aging, Relevance, Music Description: In his strikingly self-aware track “Losing My Edge,” LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy confronts the emergence of a new, younger, more relevant ruling class of the … Continue reading

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Notorious stalker guilty of breaching release conditions

Name: Anastasia Hassiotis Concept: Pleasure Sub-concept:  Power, madness, reality/illusion, desire Region: New Zealand Description:  Glenn Green, 44, the country’s most notorious stalker just a few weeks after his release where he was sentenced for 30 months for criminal harassment was … Continue reading

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Halloween

Bennett Deady Region/ Concept: United States, Fear Sub-concepts: Desire, Madness Description: As Halloween closes in everyone begins to think about costumes, and how they will be the scariest. Here, makeup is shown to be useful for more than just cosmetics. … Continue reading

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Sweet Violets: Ballet performance on the Camden town murder

Name:  Jaehee Park Concept: Space Sub-Concepts: Murder, Seduction, power Description: “Sweet Violets,” a ballet by Liam Scarlett, is inspired by The Camden Town Murder and Jack the Ripper killings. The Camden Town Murder was a murder that involved an Artist, … Continue reading

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