Posts Tagged With: Perception

IN THE FLICKERING LIGHT

 

“If you look at Paleolithic cave paintings, you see how
people were depicted inside nature, not outside it.
It was a kind of dream time…”

 

~ Gregory Colbert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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RIEN

 

“No one here gets out alive.”

 

~ Jim Morrison ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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TOKEN

 

“But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books…”

 

~ Mary Augusta Ward ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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UNREALITY

 

“I like the unreality of your mind;
the whole thing is very splendid and voluptuous and absurd.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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STAYING AFLOAT

 

“The world is filled with fools,
but none of them considers himself one,
or tries not to be one.”

 

~ Baltasar Gracián ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2010.


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YOU JUST NEVER KNOW

 

“All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last,
to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.”

 

~ James Baldwin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of the painting “La toilette d’Esther” by Théodore Chassériau taken in Paris in June 2019.


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NOT FADE AWAY

 

“You show me continents, I see the islands,
You count the centuries, I blink my eyes.”

 

~ Bjork ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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THERE WAS ALWAYS THE LEARNING

 

“Man…is above all the plaything of his memory.”

 

~ Andre Breton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken by an unknown photographer in early 1972.


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WORMHOLES

 

“Life lived in the absence of the psychedelic experience
that primordial shamanism is based on
is life trivialized, life denied, life enslaved to the ego.”

 

~ Terence McKenna ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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PERCEPTION

 

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2007.


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EIN ENDLOSES MISSVERSTÄNDNIS

 

“As long as I have a want,
I have a reason for living.
Satisfaction is death.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in early 1980.


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RIEN

 

“No one here gets out alive.”

 

~ Jim Morrison ~

 

Digitally enhanced image cropped and created from an original photo of the moon taken in Paris in May 2011.


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IN THE FLICKERING LIGHT

 

“If you look at Paleolithic cave paintings,
you see how people were depicted
inside nature, not outside it.
It was a kind of dream time…”

 

~ Gregory Colbert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2018.


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DOUBLE VISION

 

“Life is a dream for the wise,
a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich,
a tragedy for the poor.”

 

~ Sholem Aleichem ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a crop of an original photo of street art taken in Wiesbaden, Germany in September 2009.


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UNIVERSE

 

It has been said repeatedly that one can never,
try as he will, get around to the front of the universe.
Man is destined to see only its far side,
to realize nature only in retreat.”

 

~ Loren Eiseley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in July 2015.


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TO DRINK ME DOWN

 

“It`s not how old you are, it`s how you are old.”

 

~ Jules Renard ~

 

000-to-drink-me-downDigitally enhanced image “Glass Almost Empty” created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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