The Departure from the Moment of Now, and the Creation of Time

The Departure from the Moment of Now, and the Creation of Time

by Gil Dekel, PhD. The stillness of the soul is the only place where the human mind resides. This stillness can be defined as a timeless point, a point where there is only a Moment of Now. As this Moment is so ephemeral, it is extremely difficult for us to understand...
Life is a dream.

Life is a dream.

Interview with painter, photographer and installation artist Pablo Avendaño. Natalie Dekel: When was it that you first decided to paint or express yourself visually? [1] Pablo Avendaño: I cannot recall when it began except for the very early visits to the Prado with...
Unfoldment

Unfoldment

Mandala painter, Barry Stevens, interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Mandalas are usually round, or I should say circular around a centre. As such they do not seem to have an up or down, left or right. How do you then ‘plan’ the painting? [1] Barry Stevens: The...
Introspection.

Introspection.

Matt Manley (painter, teacher, digital artist, and illustrator of Rumi wall calendars published by Brush Dance) – interviewed by Natalie Dekel.       Natalie Dekel: Your work seems a mix of symbols and memories – a puzzle leading the viewer...
Turning On the Light Without Choosing Which Way It Will Spread.

Turning On the Light Without Choosing Which Way It Will Spread.

The authorial-Self, a ‘Muse’ of poetry, is interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: I am very happy to be able to interview my own ‘Muse’, my own creative self, and ask him about processes of inspiration in writing poetry. [1] I would like to thank you, the...