2016-03-25 - The Weyward Sisters
I was born behind the wall in West Berlin in the mid-1960’s. I remember drawing a lot as a child and making animated movies with lumpy clay dinosaurs. My work has always been ominous and melancholy to a varying degree. I am not alone. My work is part of a continuum that has its philosophical roots in texts like Friedrich Nietzsche’s The Birth of Tragedy. This trend is prevalent in the works of artists like Philip Guston and James Ensor and the writings of authors like J.G Ballard. I refer to it as art in a minor key.
Pieces Inspired by this Image
'The Weyward Sisters'
'1950: Society's Unmanageable'
Publisher: Four Parts Press
Place of publication: UK
Simply put this is a creative writing site that puts the adage, "a picture paints a thousand words" to the test. The premise is that, each month, an image will be given as a visual prompt and you will have up to one thousand words to tell the story that you are inspired to write ... using your imagination as the canvas and language as your brush.
We are open to submissions of artwork to inspire stories and stories inspired by the artwork - how very Ouroboros of us!