Seeing is Believing – Blindness metaphors and understanding

“My excellency, I could illustrate the greatest manuscript of all time for you. Since my eyes will no longer be distracted by the filth of this world.” Quote from ALIF in My Name Is Red by Ohran Pamuk “Seeing is believing”, “a lens for the world”, “visionaries”, “point of view”: The eye is a metaphor… Read More Seeing is Believing – Blindness metaphors and understanding

Illuminating the Grotesque: Crawling into political satire

For any who have ever experienced caving, you will remember unsure footing, tight squeezes and low-hanging rocks and the claustrophobic feeling that can come in the moist earthy air. You will be aware of how extraordinarily dark it can be in the gloomy underground. It can be stifling and unsettling in the depths of a… Read More Illuminating the Grotesque: Crawling into political satire