“I feel the attraction towards beauty in all creative pursuits is a common human trait. Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Monet’s Water Lilies are a source of admiration for a Swiss as well as for an Indian. Yes, some expressions are typical from certain parts of the world, but that is what makes each of us unique.” Zürich based visual artist and writer Brindarica Bose
“A good watercolour should be transparent, subtle and with confident strokes. Watercolours have a spiritual, ethereal aspect to them and I almost feel I am meditating when painting with this medium.” In our Gallery this time, immerse yourself in a magnificent selection of works by Zürich based artist, writer and teacher Brindarica Bose.
“That far-away North Carolina graveyard, bearing the proud Scottish name of Grant, is a testament to immigration (and emigration) and the long twisting tales they engender. An immigrant and emigrant myself, so very far from where I come from, I often ponder the mercurial nature of belonging and the definition of ‘home,’ wherever that may be.” Lindsey Grant
“My mission is to reconcile the past in the present through the power of photography.” Visual artist Undine Groeger talks walls, belonging, national identity and art.
Photographer Undine Groeger is our featured visual artist. She shares with us images from her Travelling Exhibition: Within My Walls and Beyond.
Zürich-based writer Liam Klenk is in conversation with Susan Platt: his nomadic life, his journey over gender boundaries and the importance of fluidity to a Paralian.
Novelist Lindsey Grant, one of the original forces behind NaNoWriMo, adds a personal note to the blurring of boundaries, as she prepares for the birth of her first child in a country that’s not her own.