“ISOTONICS” SUBSTANTIAL AESTHETICS AS NEW AESTHETICS OF THE XXIST CENTURY (THEORY, PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE OF APPLICATION)

 

 

Borislav Mikhalevich

 

Philosophy Doctor

 

“ISOTONICS” SUBSTANTIAL AESTHETICS AS NEW AESTHETICS OF THE XXIST CENTURY (THEORY, PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE OF APPLICATION)

 

The access to the Aesthetic Field of the new Substantial Aesthetics requires mastering the higher spiritual harmony, which is one of the main substantial properties of the all-essence. This allowed to discover, for the first time in the world, the spiritual substance of the Absolute, and to further specify the substance of its properties. For the first time in the aesthetics of the world civilization, we managed to provide an answer to the following questions “What an AESTHETIC FIELD is?”, “What an AESTHETIC QUALITY is?”, “What a WORK OF ART is?” (For example, a Work of Art is an Aesthetic Quality expressed is an artistic form), “What STYLE is?”, as well as define the concepts of “Worthiness”, “Value” and “Price” of a Work  of Art.

 

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VOLOSHIN AS ESOTERIC

 

 

Prof. Valentina  Bondarenko (Chandira), PhD, Grand PhD

 

Koktebel – Saint Petersburg – Moscow  

 Voloshin As Esoteric

 

(Department of Transpersonal Psychology and Pedagogics, International University of Fundamental Studies - IUFS) 

       Maximilian  Voloshin (1877—1932) is famous as a poet, artist, critic, fine art expert and a traveler  – he distinguished himself in many fields. And in each of them there were possibly more talented, more skillful and more learned people. But for some reasons it was Maximilian Voloshin who became a center attracting plenty of people up to now. Voloshin established in the Crimea, in Koktebel, a mysterious center, which has been attracting the Сream of Russian and European culture for more than 100 years. And not only of culture... Year by year the spiritual aura of that place preserved in his House and the entire Koktebel valley has becoming more discernable.  It means that there was something   in Maximilian Alexandrovich himself that became the center of attraction.

 This “something” can be called ”esoterics” in its initial,  true meaning. “Eso” means inner, secret, and “terra” means land, territory. So, “esoteric” is inner territory, inner space, which in case with Max Voloshin was huge, utterly cosmic.  Any religion, any faith, any mуstic or occult community has its external (exoteric) manifestation, some visible form, something available for  those from the outside. Such forms are characterized by terminology, rituals, and practices, which are conditioned by the epoch, language, culture, founder’s or leader’s personality, etc. But what is hidden under this cover, what constitutes its inner, secret (esoteric) content is usually inaccessible for strangers. This is a territory, which can be accessed only after passing certain inner growth and development stages.  And while we see the externals with our eyes, and hear them with our ears, the internals can be only experienced and felt.

 

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INTERVIEW WITH HWANG SANG KEUN, THE KOREAN PAINTER

INTERVIEW WITH Prof. HWANG SANG KEUN, THE KOREAN PAINTER

 

We met Prof. Hwang Sang Keun at Korean painting master class. He turned out to be real professional, masterly dealing with the brush and paints. The visitors of the all ages with the sincere interest watched the process of the creating of the picture, and when it was ready, everyone was taking a lot of photographs with it and with the creator.

 

After the master class Xwang Sang eagerly agreed for the interview.  During the interview the painter revealed himself from different perspectives: he told his life story, why and when he arrived in Russia, what inspires him most and in what way he is planning to develop in the nearest future.

 

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CHARLES CHAPLIN - LIFE AND WORK (Course Work)

 

Charles Chaplin Life and Work

 

Santi Jayasekera (Mahatma Shanti), PhD.

 Saint-Petersburg State

 University of Cinema and Television

 

 

Introduction

 

 

Talking about Charles Chaplin is easy and hard at the same time. Easy, because his life and activities are described in hundreds of publications, memoirs and studies. His genealogy is traced from great-grandparents on both sides. His life was examined under a magnifying glass up to the intimate details. He wrote “My Biography”. And Chaplin’s creative activity was also studied in details.

 

 At the same time it is difficult to write about Charles Chaplin. Falling under the influence of literature and critical studies, devoted to Chaplin, you unwittingly become a spokesman for the experts and analysts. Therefore, an own idea, though will be based on the study of materials and personal impressions, bears the imprint of subjectivity and personal perception of Chaplin’s creativity.

 

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GENIUS LOCI - SEBORA

 

Prof. Tyurin Vladimir, PhD, Grand PhD                                          Prof. Santhi Jayasekara, PhD, Grand PhD

 

Genius Loci

 

Since ancient time the expression Genius Loci - "genious of place" is well known. And the concept that captures the essence of this definition probably has a longer history.

Genius loci - the Spirit-protector of living or dead, large or small, whether village or town, a mountain, a separate tree or, finally, invisible unique atmosphere of a place or unexplained phenomenon.

This definition applies to humans or to being that protects a particular location.

Even Virgil in his Aeneid wrote that the snake appeared to Aeneas  was adopted by him for the Genius loci.

And later the grammarian Servius (IV C.E.), commenting the lines of Virgil, said, "as there is no place without the spirit".

The ancient authors wrote about the Genius Loci (G. L.) as a particular place given to them.

And the great Alexander Pushkin with his lyceum friends wrote on the stone in the Park in Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum G. L. -  Genius Loci.

As claimed, the definition of "Genius loci" has a spiritual origin, or even sacred, mystical. Indeed, let's recall the tenacity with which the old Testament David conquered the Salim town from the Jebusites. And pilgrimage, existing from  immemorial time almost universally to various memorable or ancestral places, inspiring spiritual renewal, especially when the subject of worship are the relicts, icons, etc.

In ancient times, for example, Stonehenge was refered to such phenomena. 

They assume that G. L. connects a person with the given place, with nature, with the material environment and, at the same time,with inexplicable influences. It is in such places the link of spiritual and emotional origins of man with the manifestation of natural forces is indicated. Thus there is an "awakening" of human abilities and its activation.

 

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FROM THE MEMORIS OF TONINO GUERRA

 

MEMORY OF TONINO GUERRA : By Prof. Santhi Jayasekera

Recognition is an amazing phenomenon of public opinion expression. It is a response to the outstanding activities of a person, his merits and achievements.

Recognition crowns fame and determines the duration of communication with an author regardless of the time of his actual existence. The chosen by fame are paid bonuses, awarded, stand out on the screens, magazine covers.

But there is a more modest but lasting recognition called  memory. The memory of actions, thoughts, all that remains in the inheritance.

 

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