Exploring Occult Symbolism From a History and Herstory Perspective of Education: Part 2 – Cults and the Occult
When Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press, the first full book he published was the Bible. However, did not make a lot of money because most people still could not read, let a lone read Latin, the language of the Bible. Gutenberg died penniless but his invention prospered and revolutionised the world. Some wealthy Italian…
Exploring Occult Symbolism From a History and Herstory Perspective of Education: Part 1 – Introduction
As an Art teacher and Art therapist understanding visual symbolism is mandatory. Art is a communication form, a visual language; however, unlike written and spoken languages it does not have a concise Webster dictionary that can be used to look up meanings. If, for example, I want to interpret the symbols in Durer’s Melancholia, then…
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Fairest Gender of Them All?
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest gender of them all? If one were to go back in time and ask Aristotle this question, it’s a fair bet he would say: “Men are the fairest of them all!” In a previous blog I go through an overview of why I believe Aristotle’s high…