This is an excerpt from my recent article on the Temple of Artemis in Corfu and the symbolism of Medusa’s head for TheCollector. Read the full article here. “Medusa in antiquity … Continue reading Medusa As The Other
While working on my very first video essay on Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy (a topic which I have discussed in this blog before here and here), I began experimenting with … Continue reading Animated Apollo
After centuries buried or exposed to the elements, the remnants of classical antiquity reach our museums in monotonous white and grey combinations. However, the classical past was not a place of whiteness, but one of colourful artistic landscapes.
Plotinus (ca 205-270 CE) was the founder of Neoplatonism, a school of philosophy inspired by Plato’s ideas some 600 years after the philosopher’s death. Plotinus was born in the Lycopolis … Continue reading Plotinus, Neoplatonism and Beauty