Cuentos

Cuentos

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Cuentos

 

 

 

 

“Cuento (from Latin, compŭtus, account) is a short story created by one or several authors, based on real or fictional events, whose plot is played by a small group of characters and with a relatively simple argument.

The story is shared both orally and in writing; although at first, the most common was by oral tradition. In addition, it can give an account of real or fantastic events but always starting from the base of being an act of fiction, or a mixture of fiction with real events and real characters. It usually contains several characters that participate in a single central action, and there are those who believe that a striking ending is an indispensable requirement of this genre. Its objective is to awaken a shocking emotional reaction in the reader. Although it can be written in verse, totally or partially, it is generally given in prose. It is done through the intervention of a narrator, and with a preponderance of the narration about the monologue, the dialogue, or the description. “.” 

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Arcadia

Arcadia

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Arcadia

 

 

 

 

“Arcadia was a region of ancient Greece, and over time it has become the name of an imaginary country, created and described by various poets and artists, especially the Renaissance and Romanticism.

In this imagined place reigns happiness, simplicity and peace in an idyllic environment inhabited by a population of shepherds who live in communion with nature, as in the legend of the good savage … “.

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Arcadia is a project that proposes a reflection on the evocative capacity of everyday life. There is an idealized territory, a Mediterranean arcadia that we evoked without precision or concrete images. It may simply be a series of sensations. These brief fragments of reality, taken as episodes, are offered as postcards, as a small amount of concrete information, which could allow the observer to redefine his Arcadia, his imagined or lost paradise.

Waldweben

Waldweben

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Waldweben

 

 

 

 

 

… the forest, the place where we are when we are lost, and it is where we need to go in order to find ourselves …

Jean Shinoda

 

SigfriDO, Act. II

Siegfried arrives at the forest, at the cave where Fáfner the dragon is, with the intention of defeating the legendary beast. While waiting for his appearance, “he comfortably accommodates himself under a lime tree” and quickly “abandons himself in a silent reverie” …

“He reclines and observes the branches of the trees, enchanted by the murmurs of the forest” …

Sigfrido, Richard Wagner, 1857

 

In Wagner’s epic, the forests of the Ring of the Nibelung are inhabited by dwarves, giants who are dark forces … and above all, inhabits the fate of Siegfried. The forest reveals its mission with their voices and has a “dawn” effect on the hero.

According to Carl Jung the forest, the sea and the space of the labyrinth are considered as symbols of the unconscious, or rather, represent the “fear to the unconscious”.

The trip to the forest leads us to knowledge and harmony with ourselves …

Beauty repairs.

 

Sardines

Sardines

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Sardines

 

 

 

 

Collective intelligence is a form of intelligence that arises from the collaboration of various individuals, generally of the same species, in relation to a particular topic. Currently it is a generalized term of the cyberculture or the knowledge society linked to the consensus decision making applicable to bacteria, animals, humans and computers. From his work Mutual Support, Kropotkin is an early reference when using the concept for the kind of intelligence that small animals and insects like bees or ants possess.

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Beauty repairs.

Sardine is a word that designates a huge variety of different but intimately related fish species. It is a common fish, relatively abundant and economical.

Sardines proposes a reflection on the individual in front of his group. Each specimen observed in a singular and objective way, has an enormous chromatic richness and a unique beauty. They are jewels.

Amapolas

Amapolas

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Amapolas

 

 

 

 

“- What do you think beauty really is?


– Pass- I said curtly.


– There are things that come true in life, and things that don’t, he said. The things that actually happen, people forget about them right away. But the things that never come true stay in our hearts forever. Dreams and… longings. I think it’s our feelings for these that sustain the beauty of life. All the things that didn’t happen ~have~ come true, as beauty.” 

Kyōichi Katayama, Sócrates in love

 

The poppy is a wild and delicate flower. It has been used for a long time as a symbol of peace, sleep and death. It is a special flower. It does not allow to be cut, it decomposes and undoes quickly. The bright color and vibration that it presents in the field does not even hold a few minutes in our hands. If we want to conserve it, to make it stay, it will be necessary to elaborate it, to work it in such a way that it does not spoil … to transform it after all … as enamoredment can be transformed into love … and remain.

Love and beauty are the two fundamental challenges of the human being and it takes a lifetime to understand them.

Beauty repairs.

Seascapes

Seascapes

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Seascapes

 

 

 

 

The finer sentiment which we propose to consider here is primarily of two kinds: the sentiment of the lofty or sublime and the sentiment of the beautiful. Being moved by either is agreeable, but in a very different way A view of a mountain, the snowy peaks of which rise above the clouds, a description of a raging storm or a description by Milton of the Kingdom of Hell cause pleasure, but it is mixed with awe; on the other hand, a view of flower-filled meadows, valleys with winding brooks and the herds upon them, the description of Elysium or Homer’s description of the belt of Venus cause an agreeable feeling which is gay and smiling. We must have a sense of the sublime to receive the first impression adequately, and a sense of the beautiful to enjoy the latter fully. Great oak trees and lovely spots in a sacred grove are sublime. Beds of flowers, low kedges and trees trimmed into shape are beautiful.

The night is sublime while the day is beautiful. Temperaments which have a sense for the sublime will be drawn toward elated sentiments regarding friendship, contempt for the world and toward eternity, by the quiet silence of a summer evening when the twinkling light of the stars breaks through the shadows of the night and a lovely moon is visible. The glowing day inspires busy effort and a sense of joy. The sublime moves, the beautiful charms. The expression of a person experiencing the full sense of the sublime is serious, at times rigid and amazed. On the other hand, the vivid sense of the beautiful reveals itself in the shining piety of the eyes, by smiling and even by noisy enjoyment. The sublime, in turn, is at times accompanied by some terror or melancholia, in some cases merely by quiet admiration and in still others by the beauty which is spread over a sublime place. The first I want to call the terrible sublime, the second the noble., and the third the magnificent. Deep loneliness is sublime, but in a terrifying way.

The sublime must always he large; the beautiful may be small. The sublime must be simple; the beautiful may be decorated and adorned. A very great height is sublime as well as a very great depth; but the latter is accompanied by the sense of terror, the former by admiration. Hence the one may be terrible sublime, the other noble. (…)

Immanuel Kant (1764) Observations on the feeling of the beautiful and sublime, Komgsbey, Prusia

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Beauty repairs.

Seascapes is a reflection on light, colour, matter, space and time.

We all keep an image of the sea. An image that accompanies us throughout life and that is a reference of serenity, peace and tranquillity. The sea catches our gaze, perhaps because of its changing nature. We never look at the same sea, just as we never bathe in the same river (Heraclitus), as its waters have changed and we too.

The technique, learned from seventeenth-century painting schools in Kyoto, consists of the gentle sedimentation of mineral pigment in layers, in such a way that the light is reflected in a different way at each moment generating different images of the sea, along the day, throughout the year.

Seascapes is a proposal, for a moment of intimacy, introspection and personal repair.

Seascapes es una propuesta, para un momento de intimidad, introspección y reparación personal.