music into art

Jan. 24, 2013, 7:28 a.m. Karigar Haat , Saori Kanda , synesthesia

Synesthesia daya dissanayake In the mistaken effort to become more 'civilized', and 'culturally advanced' man tried to classify everything into various groups and categories, and in doing so he lost sight of the entirety. Like the blind men feeling the different parts of the elephant, he could see o ...

syndromes

Jan. 18, 2013, 7:27 a.m. Prospero-Caliban Syndrome , syndrome syndrome

Syndrome Syndrome daya dissanayake The monthly lecture of the Royal Asiatic Society by Prof. D. C. R. A Goonetillke was on the subject of 'English Literature, Language and Politics in Sri Lanka'. Discussing the Colonial, Post -Colonial and Post-Modernist writings. He touched on the Prospero-Caliban ...

poets for peace

Jan. 16, 2013, 2:18 a.m. Bangladesh , Nurul Huda , peace , poetry

Poetic Unity daya dissanayake On May 1st every year the working people around the world march on the streets, carrying placards and shouting the slogan, "Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but chains". This is a corrupted version of the original German quote in the Communist Manife ...

Art for God's Sake

Jan. 15, 2013, 10:15 a.m. art< religion , god

Art for God's Sake daya dissanayake Modern art is like a religion. Only the creator really knows the meaning of what has been created. The common man is unable to understand it. The Art Critics are like priests who explain the meaning of religious discourses. When the critics have different interpre ...