aka Pilena between Riga and Paris

Positivus 2015 Day I

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Love. Music. Friendship. Placebo. Screaming girls. Tom Odell. Dances. Summer. This all is my personal visual diary of festival Positivus 2015.

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Photos: Santa Bindemane (exc. Nr.5/20 by Darta Rikarde Nr.10 by Martins Otto Nr.21/22/29 by Vika Anisko) shot on Canon EOS M3

Muse of Guy Bourdin

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When I look at my paintings, I can clearly see some influence of Guy Bourdin – a legendary french fashion photographer. I’m sure you know his works…surreal, erotic and provocative.

Guy Bourdin was born in Paris in 1928 and received his first photographic training whilst performing military service in Senegal in 1948–9. His photographs were first shown in Paris in 1952 and he began working for French Vogue in 1954. Continue reading

Sensible way to live

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Summer fell upon Paris, with everyone still intently following his own subterranean course of passion or habit and looking up like a startled creature of the night at the blazing June sun. Now, all of a sudden, there was an impelling necessity to go away, to give a continuation or a meaning to the winter that had just gone by.

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Museum day

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I truly believe, that you have to show kids art, it might inspire them and change their perception of society. Take them to museums as often as possible and they will be thankful one day. Continue reading