Katarína Varsiková

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The Paradox(es)

Picture: copyright and thanks to Renaat Jansen. The photographer of sublime moments that would otherwise pass unnoticed. Self-esteem: being secure of our „good qualities“. Self-secure: the open and non-judgemental acceptance of...

De Sjel and On a Bench in Ixelles

„Only when you dare not to look away, can you reach the essence of things.“ An elderly Moroccan gentleman sitting on a bench at one of the best squares in town – Place F. Coq. He is soaking the spring afternoon sun, dressed in...

A Perfect Day for a Banana Fish (The title...

“Did you know that 60 percent of your DNA is the same as a banana, 80 percent same as a mouse, 97 percent same as a monkey?” Deepak Chopra. As for the national identity, just send a sample of your spit to one of the labs...

Ján Valík: SHIFTING PLACES

The exhibition of works that have come to light in London are shown now, in winter 2022, in Brussels, at the . Despite the ongoing pandemic, the world from these West European perspectives feels connected, it is quite easily to change places...

Two Forests and Sanity

Christmas apple tree in an old garden at the edge of Dúbravka forest west of Bratislava In a valley of a forest that can be considered deep upon Belgian standards, deep enough to enable hearing more silence than highways, I meet two guys...

Story-telling and Storifying

The girl is tall, beautiful, stark-naked, and stoned, or drunk, or both. The two guys on duty are doing their duty bringing her out of the jacuzzi and the pool, but they are reluctant to touch her. No wonder. They suggest her companion to help...