AESTHETICS FOR BIRDS

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

WHISPERS OF POWER #11 WINNER

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We had a lot of great submissions for this one. It makes it tougher for us, but also more exciting! Congratulations this week to Aron Goossens for his Jim Morrison quote! And honorable mention goes out to JR for a Claude McKay quote.

(Aron: Email aestheticsforbirds@gmail.com with contact details for your prize.)

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House of Cards, Season 3, Episode 7, 46:46

“You can only lose something that you have. You cannot lose something that you are.”

– Jim Morrison

This Jim Morrison quotes has a couple of great nuances: Can he lose his wife? Should we think of her as “something that [he has]” – or something that has become a part of him? And how much more tragic for him not to be able to lose something that he is, if who he is turns out to be pretty awful.

Title: Loneliness

Description: The quietest moment in the story is a poetic one. Separated from his wife Claire (Robin Wright), Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) faces true loneliness. In this image, the darkness threateningly creeps up from behind him, as his sole companion and most faithful ally has disappeared.

Next piece up tomorrow! Keep tabs on the project and contest at the project website here, or review the project over at the previous post here.

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