Friday, May 24, 2024

Visual Arts & Music

Still Life With an Old Friend

"This still life exhibits elements of my past, present, and future."

Pomegranate Skull

There have been moments in my life where I have felt the shackles of a soured memory clinging to me wherever I go, just as Persephone might have, knowing that she must return to the world of the dead
Teenage girl stares thoughtfully at her reflection in the window which shows a pondering and somewhat sad expression.

Better Without You

then you told me I was the one your only sea, your shining sun But those were just lies, so here’s my goodbye Cause I’m better without you anyway

Disjointed

One thing I like about this photo is the lights above her. I like how they seem to be either pointing at her or radiating from her. The bright lights contrast with her not-so-bright expression.

Staring at Darling

“It ended up being about how even when I don’t feel beautiful, I can create something beautiful of my body.”
I’m Fine by Veronica Halfen

I’m Fine

“Hiding how you feel is not good for you, and it will only make you feel worse.”
Hand of God by Jada Cohen

Hand of God

“I chose to portray the theme of perception of reality. I arranged the setup with a dusty mirror, vintage camera, and lace by capturing, in natural lighting, a straight-on shot with a hand reaching for a cluster of prop grapes in the center.”
Ruth and Boaz: Saviors in a Sea of Sin

Ruth and Boaz: Saviors in a Sea of Sin

The cracks splintering from Ruth and Boaz’s hands display the potency a single act of kindness, of chessed, can have.
The Eponymous Yet Excluded Heroine of Megillat Ruth

The Eponymous Yet Excluded Heroine of Megillat Ruth

Ruth always defends herself and her loved ones and sees her troubles through.
Boaz as an “Ish Gibor Chayil”

Boaz as an “Ish Gibor Chayil”

Surrounding the shield is the phrase ish gibor chayil, meaning a “man of substance,” a strong, mightful, wise, and industrious man.
Compassion, Blame & Trial

Compassion, Blame & Trial

I have also included the three terms that best summarize what motivated Naomi to discourage her daughters-in-law: compassion, blame, and trial.
Megillat Ruth’s Most Complex, Intriguing Character

Megillat Ruth’s Most Complex, Intriguing Character

Her pupils form the shape of stars to signify that she is looking upward toward God searching for approval, forgiveness, and help
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