Antoni Gaudi, the architect of the invisible

Antoni Gaudi the architect of the invisible

Who was Gaudi (1852-1926), the creator of the Sagrada Familia, the giant and futuristic basilica of Barcelona? Author of “Antoni Gaudi, the architect of God” (Artège), Patrick Sbalchiero presents this mystical visionary and genius builder, virtuoso of materials and curves, who put all the resources of his art to reveal the invisible. Outwardly, the life … Read more

In Congo-Brazzaville, witchcraft and justice at the “Ordalies, the court of the invisible”

Welcome to Congo-Brazzaville. “Witchcraft is also a source of poetry, mysticism and identity,” enthuses Corto Vaclav. The young French filmmaker shows in “Ordalies, the court of the invisible” a justice based on very mystical practices which is found at the heart of a system of reconciliation as surreal as it is effective. A cinematographic nugget … Read more

Jack Kerouac: to each his invisible wings

” The candle burns/And when it’s over/The wax lies in cold artistic piles/ —That’s about all I know. » The sublimated novel/autofiction begins with an ecstatic experience. Jack Duluoz, known as Jack Kerouac, alone on the peak of Desolation, nourished by Buddhist readings and a deeply rooted mystical Catholicism, receives a revelation. “When a child … Read more

Connection to the invisible with shamanism in Sainte-Lucie de Porto-Vecchio

1652131320 Connection to the invisible with shamanism in Sainte Lucie de Porto Vecchio

Real awareness or real connection with the invisible, shamanism was for Flora Nizard the equivalent of an emergency exit that allowed her to find herself and see life from a different angle. Discovery of a practice that is atypical to say the least Who says shamanism say magic? Spirits? Psychotropic plants? Native Americans? Sect under … Read more

Like a mystic in ecstasy, the neo-Nîmes artist Pierre Parsus painted the invisible

Like a mystic in ecstasy the neo Nimes artist Pierre Parsus

The artist, who died on January 1, is on view at the Chabaud de Graveson museum (Bouches-du-Rhône). When Pierre Parsus came to settle in Nîmes in 1946 to paint in the colors of Cézanne and Van Gogh, the friend who welcomed him took him to the Museum of Fine Arts to see an exhibition by … Read more