Category: Iiu Susiraja

An ode to the village idiot

YOU KNOW: I have been thinking a lot about ugliness lately … my most recent thoughts on the theme is today published by ZETEO Iiu Susiraja, copyright Iiu Susiraja . Money has the property of being able to buy anything, to take possession of all objects . . . What I am and what I…

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If it is true, as Stendhal famously remarked, that beauty is the promise of happiness; what then is ugliness the promise of?

  What is ugly? Who is ugly? – cont.  According to Umberto Eco: Beauty is, in some ways, boring. Even if its concept changes throughout the ages, nevertheless a beautiful object must always follow certain rules. … Ugliness is unpredictable and offers an infinite range of possibilities. Beauty is finite. Ugliness is infinite, like God.…

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Ugly???

What is ugly? Who is ugly? Is ugliness at all a word, a description, a kind of characterization one can use? Copyright© Iiu Susiraja I am working on a short text about the Finnish artist Iiu Susiraja. Susiraja is a photographer using her own body as subject and motif. What is most striking about Susiraja’s appearance, is…

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