“Corporeality and Sexuality.” A groundbreaking exhibition in a Catholic Church in Vienna.

“Corporeality and Sexuality.” A groundbreaking exhibition in a Catholic Church in Vienna.

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.

 

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Offering the world “a new piece of being”

Offering the world “a new piece of being”

Interview of Frédéric Eymeri

Reading time: 3 mn

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.

 

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Overcoming the challenge of fear in Kiev

Overcoming the challenge of fear in Kiev

By Constantin Sigov 

 

As Russia masses military forces near the Ukrainian border, Land of Compassion relays excerpts from a remarkable article by Constantin Sigov (philosopher, professor at the National University Kiev-Mohyla of Kiev) published in Le Monde on February 3. This article presents the main events that have been taking place on the Maidan square since the night of November 21, 2013, and reveals the true motives of the Ukrainian uprising: liberty, civil society and human dignity.

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Meeting Andrei Tarkovsky

Meeting Andrei Tarkovsky

Thursday, April 27, 2014

Interview / testimonial

Dmitry Trakovsky is the director of "Meeting Andrei Trakovsky", an award-winning documentary that led him on a journey around the globe to meet and interview friends and collaborators of the late Russian filmmaker. On Wednesday, February 19, at our Heart's Home center in Brooklyn, NY, he was joined by Michal Leszczylowski, editor on Tarkovsky's ultimate masterpiece "The Sacrifice", to share their own experience of "meeting Andrei Tarkovsky." An exclusive and vivid portrait of the one whom Bergman and Kurosawa themselves regarded as a master of the 7th Art. (Excerpts from the Q&A following the screening).

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“Heaven Opens”: an introduction to Adrienne von Speyr

“Heaven Opens”: an introduction to Adrienne von Speyr

Interview with Dr. Matthew Lewis Sutton

 

Adrienne von Speyr was one of the most important mystical theologians of the last century, heralded by figures like John Paul II and T.S. Eliot. However, her work has been eclipsed in many ways by her personal connection to Catholic theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar. Heaven Opens: The Trinitarian Mysticism of Adrienne von Speyr provides one of the first comprehensive accounts of von Speyr's theology, one that truly allows us to be "strengthened and exhilarated by a new experience of Christian sensibility." (T.S. Eliot)

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Trends, Tribes and Beauty: a Model Talks about Fashion

Trends, Tribes and Beauty: a Model Talks about Fashion

by Paul Anel          September 13, 2013

Interview, Fashion. Reading time: 2min.

Each year at this time of the year, New York City breathes, talks, and walks fashion, runway and clothes. Jessica “Jesse” Lagoy, a professional model from DC, stepped out the catwalk this year, to meet and interview creators and other fashion protagonists for the blog heyheygorgeous.com. In this exclusive interview for Land of Compassion, she accepted to share her insights about fashion, beauty, and more.

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