There is Never a Plan Jorge J. Herrera Fuentealba

The movement in my work is a consequence of a sincere trace of the unconscious. Movement represents life. In moments without inspiration, I try to maintain the discipline of continuing to paint, draw, because thanks to experimentation, inspiration returns. There is never a plan, everything is part of the unknown (spots, lines, frottage etc.). Taking …

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Charlie’s Chat Bots

My Chat Bot is so charismatic, beautiful, intelligent, and AMAZING. She just can’t be a decoy or a spy for a third party. I mean, this isn’t like the time Danny Trejo was in the same cell as Charles Manson and Manson hypnotized Danny into believing he was high

Shuffle Poetry by Alfonso Peña

Critical commentary on the book “Shuffle poetry” (2020) by Alfonso PeñaBy Claudia Villa Reading Alfonso Peña’s “Shuffle poetry” generates many questions, which challenge us as active readers, especially those of us who move through the surrealist texts of all time. Posed in this way, it is a new challenge that is presented to the reader …

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The Passing Sphere Carlos Alberto Lizama Peña

MUERTE CIRCULAR wet and quiet landwait in the windthe worm coilsand swallows the shape of the lips close the shadowand the marrowand the bonethey are disturbed in deep rootsthey take silence from the airthrough places without namesforgotten covered with earthwhite skeletonnakedskinlungsveinsvisceraencephalitic massheartkidneyswhite and purple meatrests in an old and busted drawer the arteries returnwith the …

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Incisions by Marianna Magurudumian-O’Reilly

Born in Russia, of Russian and Armenian descent, with both parents artists-designers who were often working on their projects from home, I was surrounded by art books, architectural models, paintings, and design projects. I was feeling very much a creatively equal part in this artistic household, learning practical skills from an early age and getting …

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Close encounter with the Lightning cube (beyond the chain of custody)

The lightning cube showed up on a crisp September 30th, 2002 during a San Geronimo Feast Day at Taos Pueblo. The clowns came out of the earth spreading over the surface of the Pueblo. All the kids shun the clowns to stay out of the wake of their glance, except the group of Mormon boys who watched the clowns excessively. The clowns eventually tied the brothers with their own ties and led them around on their own leash.

Daniela Sol Five Poems

Daniela Sol (Talca, 1983) is a poet, mother and academic. Professor of Philosophy and Bachelor of Education, she completed her Master’s in Latin American Studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She has a PhD in Hispano-American Literature from the University of Alicante, Spain.

John Olson Five Poems

Here’s the situation: the world is ending and people are singing their heads off. All the songs are raw. And all the melodies are unglued. How does grass become milk it’s a miracle. Mainstream is the prevailing mown lawn here except now the sidewalks are cracked and people want to sell their homes to get away from the homeless.

Utopia is Feminine and the Morning Star Enrique De Santiago

“The time will come to assert the ideas of women at the expense of those of men, whose failure is consummated so resoundingly today. It is up to the artist in particular, if only in protest against this scandalous state of affairs, to make everything that arises from the feminine system of the world as …

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Hallucination of the Arrival J Karl Bogartte

I discovered Photomorphosis way back in 1972 while attempting to copy an illustrated article in the Times magazine article on Yves Tanguy on an office copy machine. At night, in the dark. A clandestine maneuver. Photomorphosis is the enchanting process by which an organism changes or experiences metamorphosis under the influence of light… It is …

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Formulas in Liminal Space by René Fernando Ortega Villarroel

The self is the unconscious and conscious that allows you to enter these imaginary worlds of creation, that is why it is important Bueno el yo es el inconsciente y consiente que te permite entrar a estos mundos imaginarios de creación por eso es importante I knew when I entered the experimental artist school and …

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Six Nations, Niagara Falls Artist Jay Carrier

I’ve been making art my entire life, I actually remember my 1st studio was a closet in my bedroom, I probably was about 6 or 7 years old There are many different kinds of artists in my family from lacrosse stick makers, stone carvers, beadwork artist, leather workers and of course painters I paint my …

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Egyptian Art Shahd El khouli الفن المصرى شهد الخولى

My name is Shahd El-Khouly and I am a Egyptian visual artist. I study psychology and art. Psychology is my passion. I spend most of my time with art, artists and studying psychology because it is a science that deserves every minute we spend reading and searching for it. I also participated in many exhibitions. …

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Born Under a Radioactive Transit: Art and Poems by Alicia Lasne

In this illusory questto survival, I abstainto say your name.In this twilight worldwhere everything freezes;inevitably.I watch this glowon the horizonof our extinction The human being dreaming of the world of tomorrowPoison the last rivers;Who was already feeding him more.In a deafening silence;Consumes;What it is no longer:human And as in every moment, the eternity of a …

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Full moon in Capricorn, Erotic Drawings by Richard Gessner

Limulus, is my favorite arthropod, it’s the oldest species on the planet. I’m thinking about sex 24/7. Raging hormonal beach Paradises stretch on infinitely into horny horizons. The sight of beautiful fertility Goddesses is always more pleasant to behold than old men covered with craters of acne scars, or Syphlytic doomsday warthogs with copper sulfate …

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The Gnosis of the Mirage and other Poems Enrique de Santiago

THE GNOSIS OF THE MIRAGE “Relativity makes distance meaningless, but the situation is even worse when quantum mechanics intervenes, since it questions the idea of place.”Paul Davis. Of the clouds contained for centuriesof the air that winds the violet knot of meaningAnd of every dark shape that embraces the sound of the worldthe lit line …

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A call in the language of stars by Felipe López Osses

Two distant skies cover hopes united by noble commitment. The attractive conviction settles in the memory and encourages the shared future. To be one in this chaotic transit and capture the inevitable reunion, there is the powerful meaning In the unknown, we metIn hope, we agreeIn conviction, we unite and dreamIn determination, we projectWe have …

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Echoes of Contemporary Surrealism in the Institut Français d’Egypte à Alexandrie

The certainty about our origin is in the bones. 21st-century Surrealism seeks universality while understanding the mind. We aspire to explore inner space together. From caves, dream temples, and pyramids of antiquity to the temporal lobes in our brain, our movement is a collage that devotes serious effort to be sympathetically aware of connections between …

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Languaged, Body Synthetic by Giorgia Pavlidou

How would you describe your painting process and your associative relationship between concepts, events, or mental states of the subconscious? Is there a link between self-hypnosis and inspiration?  Artists, writers, and poets such as Garcia Lorca, Roberto Matta, Henri Michaux, and even Anais Nin have inspired me to paint. Language, for me, comes first, but the …

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Inchiñ fün We Are Seed/Somos Semilla

Poem read and written by Ceci NahuelpanguiTiltil, June 2022 read at Rene Fernando Ortega Villarroel Mental Labyrinths Opening with dancer Giannina Canessa/Poema leído y escrito por Ceci Nahuelpan, Junio 2022 leído en René Fernando Ortega Villarroel Apertura de Laberintos Mentales con la bailarina Giannina Canessa Everything tells us that we are in seed times… The …

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Poemas Clandestinos 1978-1989 Enrique de Santiago

Every time I ordered my papers I found these poems that correspond to my years of militancy in the communist youth under the period of the dictatorship, which in my personal case took place between 1979 and 1989 Already a couple of years ago, around 1977, my concern for writing verses had been awakened, and …

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Swollen Icons and Beautiful Trauma the Erotic Art of JC Bravo

Where does the inspiration come from to paint vivacious ‘swollen icons’ or Zaftig female figures? My inspiration to create these characters comes from beautiful Trauma. I had a sexualized childhood and have very vivid recollections of intense moments that shaped my life and artistic aesthetic. My voluptuous women are inspired by the Latin women I …

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Patriarchal Decadence and Her by Enrique de Santiago

HER And from beyond the intellect comes beautiful love trailing her skirts, with a glass of wine in her hand.RumiFrom above with his selenite lovedescends the brief nomenclature of desirein her diamond lustkissing in purple intervals the waves that announce your stepswith your coming laughto testify about the rainand in the nyctalope depthsin its germinal …

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Mental Labyrinths Laberintos Mentales/Rene Fernando Ortega Villarroel

The faceless figures in Rene Fernando Ortega Villarroel’s work open a doorway to our silhouette. Las figuras sin rostro en la obra de René Fernando Ortega Villarroel abren una puerta a nuestra silueta. A labyrinth that challenges realities between an all-knowing self and a unicursal passage of selves. Un laberinto que desafía realidades entre un …

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Taking the Auspices, Magic and Poems Hazel Cline

05/14/21cosmic fires burnbehind the rich, black fabric of the nightwhich parts to let the magic passas particles of filtered lightthe door lies open, the gate lies closedlife travels, small and swiftthrough tiny tearsa missing stitchand life. the flow itselfthe tear itselfthe seama sight of seeming deaththat folds, unfolds itselfin weeds of griefand swaddles itselfand for …

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Fantastic Surrealism from the South of the World Oscar Barra

Edited by Miguel Ángel Huerta Zuñiga My work can be framed within the current of surrealism; it is figurative, fantastic and is characterized by a detailed drawing and the absence of perspective, flat volumetry. There are an imaginary of beings and biomechanical artifacts that originate in dreams I had repeatedly as a child that generate …

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The Visual Poetry of a Shamanic Cartoonist Alejandra López Riffo

Written by Miguel Ángel Huerta Zuñiga Alejandra López Riffo is an artist whose work fuses the visual arts and poetry in a perfect way. Alejandra builds an imaginary bridge that results in the beautiful hybrid of visual poetry. An echo very few artists achieve. Possessing a technique exquisite and clean. We are introduced into imaginary …

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Hunter of Images and Energies the Art of Miguel Ángel Huerta Zuñiga

In 2009 I started a correspondence with Chilean painter and Surrealist Miguel Ángel Huerta Zuñiga. When I first saw his work I was surprised he was expressing a deep exploration into the animistic mind like I was. Later that year in November, Miguel invited me to join El Umbral Secreto the first Surrealist Exhibition in …

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Path of Light, Shadow of a Circle. Visions and Poems by Enrique de Santiago

Art and Poems Written by Enrique de Santiago The scientific world wonders where the boundary between matter and antimatter begins. That is, where does the surreal begin? For this we must know the secrets expressed in the Emerald Tablet, where the borders of the vibratory spaces are not represented, since they do not exist, since …

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The Pure Products of America Go Crazy and other poems by MacLean Gander

“The Pure Products of America Go Crazy…” 1. What drives a man bombing in Nashville OD’ed on your toilet That RV so cheap pathetic really— When you get lonely you can always go downtown downtown Does anyone need to know more about America Than the name Anthony Quinn Warner Or that our history is unknowable …

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Space Cat

we Interrupt the regularly scheduled program, to bring you this important message, this wireless emergency alert has scanned and detected globular lightning behaving like intelligent light

Interior Psychic Meteorology

my non representational paintings are automatic impressions from my subconscious. a sort of interior psychic meteorology. I work on them everyday. there are no things, no pronouns, no gender, no politics, no beliefs, no morals. no 17th 18th, 19th or 20th century archetypes, no mystical ideas, no ideas about beauty or ugliness, no appropriation, no …

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Alkalizing the Wendigo with a Whirling Mantra

Every culture has experienced cannibalism, headhunting and parasites. This intrusive painting is about those things but thankfully it’s all metaphorical. In this painting I use figures of speech to convey malignant narcissism and greedy tendencies as a psychic virus. While no specific group or person is targeted it is important to be aware of the …

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