Maria Bowler


Awkward Overtures

With cameras and photographs so readily available, photographic art has some challenges ahead in order to define itself. How does a contemporary photographer make work…


Praising or Hell-Raising?

It is widely accepted that absolutely everything on our 6000 year old earth derives directly from one of two superpowers – 1) God or 2)…


Hearts on plaid sleeves

They say we’re living in a post-ironic age, that irony died on 9-11 and post-modern cynicism just isn’t doing it for us anymore. For our…


Six so so so super sincere songs

The Smiths — “Please Please Please Let me Get What I Want” Three “pleases” and not even one “pretty” from Morrissey, a grown man whose…