Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, oil on oak panels, 220 cm × 389 cm (87 in × 153 in), Museo del Prado, Madrid. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Garden_of_Earthly_Delights

Sometime in the early sixteenth century, Hieronymus Bosch created what would be one of the most enigmatic works of the transitional period preceding modernity. Garden of Earthly Delights is possibly his most well known and popular work, in no small part due to its thorough and mysterious departure from artistic standards of the time. There is almost no information about when or why this piece was created, nor the social and historical context it was created in. Bosch himself has almost completely escaped the clutches of historical documentation. The majority of existing records directly referring to him are related to…

In late 2010, electronic musician Daniel Lopatin released a body of music called Chuck Person’s Eccojams Vol. 1. Despite being published as a limited edition on the outdated format of cassette tape, the album became the explosive inspiration for an Internet-based cultural phenomenon known as “vaporwave.” The music is notably unoriginal, consisting entirely of unapologetically blatant clips of pop music spanning from the 1980s to the mid-2000s. Fearless copyright infringement and surprisingly thoughtful execution of simple edits and effects contributed to Lopatin’s strange assemblage gaining cult-like popularity.

Strange as it may be, in an age where most music is consumed…

I was part of a crew of about two dozen people who were tasked with renovating an old, abandoned home. It was a cream-colored farmstead style home located in unforested, generic nowhere. We each split off to separate areas of the house to make assessments and begin our work.

In the mud room just inside the front door where I stood, I could see the large living room to my left and a windowed door leading to a small room, with stairs along the opposite wall leading down to the cellar. It hadn’t been long since another crewman had gone…

Nayven Vignette

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