December 2014 – Painting Bohemia | a Digital Humanities Project

Monthly Archives: December 2014

The World’s at War with Tyrants – Shall We Crouch?

Artists, in their times, have played significant roles in political revolutions the whole world over, whether it be John Milton defending dissidents in the First English Civil War in the 1640s or living artists such as Ai Weiwei calling for extensive political reform in modern China. What about art and artistic life intersects with politics

“I Felt Pleasantly Empty”: Outsider Literature

f one subscribes to the definition of bohemians as those rejected for one reason or another by society, there is certainly no shortage of fiction concerning ultimate bohemians: those so deranged or different that they experience total alienation from society. For these people, there is no hope of joining even a community of bohemians, let

The Privilege of The Upright Citizens Brigade

 group called “Whale Thief” recently produced a film called Consti2tion, where protagonist Jamie must rewrite the expired Constitution because she lives in Thomas Jefferson’s old apartment.  The most noteworthy part of the film is the amount of time it took to make from conception to premiere – twenty four hours. Using their network of actors,