The sensuality of “She wolf” by Giuseppe Graziosi

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Every tourist would be amazed by visiting the Graziosi’s gipsothèque in Modena. We at the RAMINGO! Blog were fascinated to by these works and, in particular, by the wild beauty of the sculpture “She wolf”, so we would like to tell you the story linked to this plaster sculpture. Continua a leggere

Vancouver Art Book Fair – Application Deadline Extended

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The seventh annual Vancouver Art Book Fair is a multi-day festival of artists’ publishing that showcases dozens of local and international exhibitors who produce everything from books, magazines, zines and printed ephemera to digital, performative or other experimental forms of publication. Artists’ projects and reading rooms will activate the Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons and Ron Burnett Library + Learning Commons at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Hourly talks and performances by artists from across Canada and the globe will take place in the Artists’ Book Room and the Reliance Theatre. Continua a leggere

The Ramingo’s Porch #2 – Get Ready for Some “Love, Spring and Revolution” From All Over The World

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Welcome to issue number 2 of The Ramingo’s Porch, which is 2 more than any of us thought would emerge from gestation into sunlight–but we received so many fine submissions, the journey proved pretty simple, if not inevitable. Continua a leggere

Pamaru Mana – Story of the Birth of a Contemporary Way to Conceive Borgeet for Debasish Parashar

Indian music is a Universe a part. As an occidental man with a great curiosity about foreign culture, I costantly try to find new things and new styles. One of these days I met Debasish Parashar an indian poet, a professor and, last but not the least, a singer and musician. He introduced me to the fascinating world of Borgeet and after a long chat about music and local traditions I discovered that he worked along with two visual artists: Mysti S Milwee from US and Tori Michelle Carter from Canada. Here you can read what emerged from this cultural encounter. Continua a leggere

Vagina Museum – Femininity as a form of art and culture for Florence Schechter

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A Museum as you won’t expect it. We like this kind of cultural projects, so we decided to know more about the Vagina Museum. We discovered that a Penis Museum exists in Iceland but that is another story… The Vagina Museum was born from a concept by Florence Schechter, a science YouTuber. All begun when she was researching 10 Animal Vaginas for a YouTube video to go alongside the one she made about penises. She discovered that there was not enough Vagina in the cultural world, so she is trying to fix this gap. Here you can read what she told us about her project and the future of the Vagina Museum. Continua a leggere

William Rock – An Inspiring Interview About Travelling, Making Art and The Eastern Way of Life

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The depth of Oriental culture, the strength of iron and, as I saw in his works, the gentlessness of Giacometti. All that elements – and much more – can describe William Rock, an internationally exhibited artist. His lifelong creative explorations are grounded with a vast knowledge and respect for many diverse cultures and traditions. Rock studied drawing at The California Art Institute and The Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles. I had the pleasure of have an interview with him and this is what he told me about art, life and culture. Continua a leggere

Notting Hill Editions – William Max Nelson Is the Winner of the 2017 Essay Prize

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The 2017 Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize drew to an emotional close following the sad death of founder Tom Kremer just days before the announcement. The ceremony began with daughter Kim who​ thanked her father for the wonderful legacy that is the Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize. Tom died peacefully in his sleep on June 24th, at the age of eighty-seven. Continua a leggere