Author Archives: paridust

Dark Forest Rose

Spaces that seep into you as you enter them, interlocking ribs hinged on double happiness. Everything is not everywhere, and the works of Carlo Scarpa, found here in the Veneto region …

Solar Lily Eclipse

Trance sails around me Draped in the gossamer of the bay An indigo invocation The turquoise fabric too fragile yet Ruptures the screen Canvases hung in fluid waiting Swing from peak …

Love Letter to the Divine

Monir joon,   An angel in mirrored armor, your work reflects the multifaceted divine. A national treasure in your homeland of Iran, you are a hero to its diaspora and now, …

Primordial Iridescence

The fox, coy and brazen, approached the light golden star to find behind her eyes the purest conception of the moon. The draw of mystery is a mirror clothed in inky …

New York Warp

An oil puddle shimmers uninterrupted. As the lights smear and rift out of body now, to what do we owe this divine city our former experience. Who is we anyway? Roll …

Marinade for a Happy Life

Effervescent juices flow from the base of Alicia Mersy’s latest formation at Larrie NYC. An imaginary waterfall cascades from the roofline, as you cross the threshold and enter the installation cleansed. …

Power & Poetic Portrayals

Gather your stones and call them crystals, spin your feathers into gold. Flocked, welded, pleated, adorned, power comes dressed in many forms, conveyed here and perhaps most potently, personal power is …

Pierre Cardin on the Moon

With the gaze of Apollo, Pierre Cardin has fashioned his place on earth to reflect the starburst galaxy in his mind. Imagine a sci-fall dance hall of architectonic designs piped with …

Rendezvous Le Sirenuse

A moment in the sun is predestined, the experience of encountering is noteworthy. Lurching along the coastline from Naples, the road to Positano is peppered with sensations even for the unfazed. …

The Swan of Cosmic Relevance

+ × are the combination of symbols that appear on the first page of almost all of Hilma af Klint’s notebooks, over 125 of which were left as part of her …

Ippolita Jewels of Connectivity

Carnelian sands stand swept up by you. Mother of pearlescent nature I aspire to be the expression of the free will you see. A lapis sky dusts a turquoise haze softening …

Dior: The Valley Spirit in Essence

Lily of the valley was said to have sprang from Eve’s tears when she was exiled from the Garden of Eden. This bell-shaped, sweetly scented, highly poisonous flower signifying a return …