Religious icons in the tiny Agios Ioannis (Saint John) greek orthodox church at the Alykes salt pans and flats of Cape Lefkimmi, Kerkyra, Corfu, October 2022. License info:
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Exterior of the Jewish Synagogue – Scuola Greca (Greek Temple) – at Velissariou street in the old town of Corfu city, Kerkyra, Corfu, October 2022. Unfortunately at 4.30 PM we were too late to visit the synagogue that closed 4 PM.
The Scuola Greca in the former Jewish quarter (Evraiki), the old Venetian “ghetto” that survived the Second World War. In Venetian style, it dates back to the seventeenth century.
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Christmas 1938 | 20211226 | miracles•media | Boys class singing lesson (Ward method) and boys church choir singing the dutch Christmas carol “Nu Zijt Wellekome”. Dutch cinema newsreel december 1938, produced by Polygoon-Profilti | courtesy of Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.
Three Kings’ Day | 20210106 | 1-memo•com
Feast of the Epiphany in Igls, Tyrol, Austria, Jan 6th 2009.
New edition – remake – of film first online January 6th 2016 (20160106) via Vimeo on 1-memo•com.
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Image The Other ~
Expo ‘The Image of the Other’ filmed March 18, 2014 in the Brussels Bequinage church.
Imaging the Other , Imagining Danger. How are “others” depicted? Are stereotypes necessary or dangerous? Does the comparison with contemporary cartoons hold up?
“The Image of the Other wants to dwell on the image of the ‘Other’ : ‘the Black’, ‘the Jew’ , ‘the Turk’ , ‘the Heretic’. Examples from the Flemish and Dutch religious art from around 1450 – 1750 reflects this perception.
In art , the ‘Other’ is often stereotyped. Works of medieval or renaissance now give us the impression of being racist or discriminatory. But what about our newspapers and advertisements” Are they doing so much better?
The way in which the ‘Other’ is imagined should better not be underestimated as this could lead to serious consequences. For example, certain stereotypical views remain for decades and these biases can be part of our overall imaging. This process can even develop into structural racism. In that sense, there is a certain danger in the images of the other from the past. So we are quite critical of the thousands of images that we see every day.” — Quote from the installation ‘DE ANDERE VERBEELD / VERBEELD GEVAAR’ (The Image of the Other / Imaginary Danger) by ORBIT.
With this exhibition ORBIT wants to critically analyze our view of “the other”, past and present. ORBIT not only wants to dwell on the portrayal of ‘the other’ in Christian art, but also wants to dwell on today’s portrayal in the media. How are “others” depicted? Are stereotypes necessary or dangerous?
Thanks to Karen Wyckmans , Heritage Project Coordinator | Project “De Andere Verbeeld” (The Image of the Other) | ORBIT – http://www.orbitvzw.be . More info at site https://deandereverbeeld.wordpress.com .
Thanks also to priest Daniel Alliët – host of both the expo and the concurrent Afghan Refugee Camp (March 2014) in the Brussels Beguinage Church (Saint John the Baptist at the Béguinage – Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Grand Béguinage ) – now House of Compassion – http://www.houseofcompassion.brussels .
In the background sound of the Afghan Refugee Camp and the Béguinage church pipe organ played during music lessons by Félix Snyers and student.
From the Beguinage Project by Kristen Cattell (USA) and Michel van der Burg (Holland).
Film : Image The Other | 20200801 | Michel van der Burg | michelvanderburg.com | miracles.media