Introducing The Dilettante Magazine!
Virago is a deliciously potent word. Beautifully sharp and seeped in meaning, it’s etymology reveals how women’s history has been shaped and skewed by language. But where did the virago come from, and why is it no longer part of our common tongue?
CURIOUS HISTORY, ART, INSPIRATION & SENSIBLE NONSENSE
In the first Creative Confabs we delve into the mind of Dr Apeman, a musician and digital surrealist who blends dada-esque collage techniques and moving visuals to create a plethora of strange new worlds. Combining the vintage and futuristic, the static and shifting, and the familiar and absurd, welcome to art of the future.
Valentine's Day marks the season of love and courtship, but its ancient roots in the Roman festival of Lupercalia reveal a much more bloody and wild history.
A short foray into the fascinating life of writer and artist Edward Gorey, whose morbidly whimsical monochrome drawings conjured a world of unsettling situations, unwholesome humour and ghoulish characters.
An admirer or lover of the fine arts; popularly, an amateur; especially, one who follows an art or a branch of knowledge, desultorily, or for amusement only.
FOR LINKS, DISTRACTIONS
& SENSIBLE NONSENSE
When one is so tired that they begin to think, feel and/or act as if under the influence of alcohol or otherwise intoxicated.
"I was so exhausticated I decided I lived in the park and had a snooze on the bench."