Tipp No. 33: Contemporary Arts – Buddhism & Transformation by Gonkar Gyatso / Tibet

arts, humor, Insights, Kunst, Reisen, Tipps, Travel, Zen
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ABOUT THE ARTIST

London-based Gonkar Gyatso (b. 1961, Lhasa) creates humorous works informed by both politics and his personal life. “Just as the identity of my homeland cannot be separated from religion and politics, so my own sensibility has been shaped by the undeniable bond between the two.” Gyatso’s practice revolves around the reproduction of Buddhist iconography, calling the Buddha his ‘muse.’ Skillfully incorporating Western and Tibetan cultural themes into his work, Gyatso transforms traditional images of the Buddha into Pop Art-inspired multimedia works that satirize world politics and the mundanity of life. His iconic work titled Pokemon Buddha (2003) marks the first example of what has now become the central theme of his practice; much of his work references the shifts in identity that characterize the life of a migrant.

Tipp No. 87: “Europe According To” – Funny Maps of Europe by Yanko Tsvetkov (Bulgaria)

arts, humor, Insights, Kunst, Oddities, Psychologie, psychology, Reisen, Travel

Now that the question of European “unity” is debatable, the red line between reality and satire becomes even thinner. Exactly this “core of truth” is the reason why Yanko`s maps are so funny.

In my view, it would make sense to add China`s perspective. I already thought about the idea to do this job on my own. A dialogue with my Chinese colleagues to exchamge prejudices in a friendly atmosphere might be fun… And what`s about India` s view on Europe?

Europe according to England / UK
Europe according to France
Europe according to Germany
Europe according to Switzerland
Italy
Greece
Spain
Poland
Turkey (Note: If Turkey belongs to Europe at all is controversial)
Russia
USA

YANKOV TSVETKOV

The official stereotype lab of Yanko Tsvetkov, a bestselling author, prolific cartographer, and leading international bigotry professional with a taste for salacious political incorrectness and unconventional historical studies. Opinions are not his own, he’s merely a curator …..According to himself.

Please, have a look at international bestseller “The “Atlas of Prejudice” by Yankov too if you are interested in more stereotypes: https://atlasofprejudice.com/

Tipp No. 84: Witty, Thought-Provoking Illustrations by Sergio Ingravalle (Germany)

arts, humor, Kunst
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Let`s Leave
Thought Provoking Minimalist Illustration by Sergio Ingravalle
Love: Brain – Off and Heart – On
Thought Provoking Minimalist Illustration by Sergio Ingravalle
Cannot say “No”.
Thought Provoking Minimalist Illustration by Sergio Ingravalle
Stockmarket Manipulation
Thought Provoking Minimalist Illustration by Sergio Ingravalle
Privacy
Exploitation of Labor

Witty, Thought-Provoking Illustrations

SERGIO INGRAVALLE

Cleverly visualized “Deep Thoughts” with a dash of irony inspired by modern everyday life…feel free to meet Sergio Ingravalle, a German artist and illustrator.

Cleverly visualized “Deep Thoughts” with a dash of irony inspired by modern everyday life…feel free to meet Sergio Ingravalle, a German artist and illustrator.

His website: http://www.maivisto.de/

Sergio has enjoyed working with pencilswatercolours and ink since his childhood. Nowadays, he combines the elements digitally to create unique illustrations. Switching styles, mixing techniques and exploring unknown aspects of my abilities drive him forward and enable him to create visually appealing projects for a diverse range of clients from the private and industrial sector including famous brands. According to Sergio, his studio’s name is derived from the Italian words ›mai visto‹, which means ›never seen before‹. From the very beginning of his career, he was working with this idea on his mind…Let’s create something together that we both have never seen before!

Cartoon No. 18: Mayflys (Eintagsfliegen)

arts, Cartoons, Creatures, Gedichte, humor, Psychologie, psychology, Zen

Eintagsfliegen

ENGLISH:

Don´t take life too serious…

You won`t come out of it alive anyway!

 

DEUTSCH (ja, ist nicht gut zu lesen, sorry):

Nimm das Leben nicht zu ernst…

Du kommst da eh` nicht lebend heraus!