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by David Rastas
From April 25 to June 15, the exhibition "Corporeality and Sexuality" was installed inside the Votive Church, in Vienna. Curated by David Rastas, this exhibition aimed to "promote a dialogue between contemporary art and theology, making space for the critical consideration of human sexuality, the body, desire and relationships." In this exclusive interview for landofcompassion, curator David Rastas comments three of the 21 works that composed this groundbreaking exhibition.
Interview by Jacques Bagnoud
Australian of Finish descent, David Rastas studied international trade in Japan and art history. As a curator, he seeks to promote a dialogue between contemporary art and the Catholic Church. His latest achievement is an exhibition on "Corporeality and Sexuality" in a Church in Vienna. Encounter with a visionary curator.
by Paul Anel
Interview of Frédéric Eymeri
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Frédéric Eymeri is an author, poet and painter. Married and the father of three children, he is 47 years old and lives in the region of Anjou in France. He just recently opened up the small workshop where he paints for several exhibitions, and is making imself available for conferences and offering his works with a surprising concept at www.fredericeymeri.com.
by Maria Borkowska May 2, 2014
Poland’s deep night of captivity had continued for a very long time. In the midst of totalitarian oppression, when hope seemed extinguished, there appeared a sudden and unexpected light. On October 16, 1978, good tidings of great joy were announced “urbi et orbi”: a Pope called from a distant land, a land that that very day began its journey back to hope and freedom along with other oppressed countries.
by Thomas Billot March 27, 2014
On Sunday, February 23, just a week before director Malcolm Clarke and producer Nicholas Reed would take the prize for best documentary short at the 86th annual Academy Awards, the main subject of their film quietly fell to sleep for the last time at a London hospital, 110 years of age.