Goddess Editorials

& Essays

Eye 2-2-15 | Mami Wata Resurgence As Global Goddess | 55,000 Years-Old Female Skull Provides Critical Link In Human Evolution & Migration Out of Africa

Maliouk In ‘Neo Folk’ By Signe Vilstrup For Glamour Italia October 2014

Woman | Charlotte Kay By Damian Foxe In Tribal Fashion’ For How To Spend It Magazine June 2014

Magdalena Frackowiak By Giampaolo Sgura In ‘Ancient Songs of Paradise’ For Vogue Japan May 2014

Marina Nery In ‘Tomorrow’s Tribe’, Lensed By Sebastian Kim for Vogue Australia April 2014

Kelly Mittendorf In ‘Buffao Belle’ By Robert Bellamy For L’Officiel Paris March 2014

A Brilliant ‘Warrior Stance’ By Steven Klein For W Magazine March 2014

Paul de Luna’s ‘Samsara’ & The Sacred Feminine

Anais Mali Pays Tribute To Warrior Women in ‘Amazon’ By Urivaldo Lopes For French Revue de Modes #25

 

India’s Women Need Goddess Lakshmi To Fight for Women’s Rights

Khristine Dinke | Sergi Pons | BMM Magazine’s Warrior Goddess

Woman | Daria Werbowy | David Sims | ‘The Warrior Way’ | Vogue US March 2010

Woman | Mey Bun, Rila Fukushima & Ai li Wang Go ‘Tribal’ In Herring & Herring Images For D Magazine

Kirsti Pyrhonen Is Sensual Style Queen by Peter Farago for Vogue Brazil December 2012

Aphrodite Joins Yemaya and Mami Wati for a Swim in Human Consciousness

Values

Simone W | Emre Guven | Marie Claire Turkey May 2012

Cultural Creatives Now 35% of US | 10% in Transition

Status vs Money | A Third Look At Happiness, Gender Equality & Taxes

Women Philanthropists Give Differently Than Men

It’s a Bull Market for Women Philanthropists Supporting Women’s Causes in Every corner of the Globe

PPR Paris Goes to Sustainability Index P&L & Eco-Friendly Brands

Wealth & Poverty

National Geographic ‘7 Billion’ 7-Video Look at World’s People

JR’s TED Prize Video | JR Launches InsideOut Project

Photographers JR & Jonas Bendiksen Find Artistry in Everyday Kibera, Kenya

‘The Places We Live’: Four Monumental Slums Typify ‘Home’ for More than One Billion People

Shakira & Howard Buffett | Attached at the Hip Philanthropy Bedfellows

Slow Boat to Economic Heaven | Grim Reality Polaroid Days

What Would Dan Eldon Say About Somalia 2008?

Smart Sensuality Angelina Jolie: Virtue Considered in Carversville’s Country Air

Shakira, a Smart Sensuality Activist, Takes Me Back to Colombia, Where My Life Journey Really Began

Angelina Jolie & Alicia Keys Help Me Say ‘Flip It: I’m A Lipstick-Wearing Activist’

Anne of Carversville & Sensuality News do not accept submissions.

Eye | News Worth Reading

Eye 2-15-15 | Happy Chinese New Year | Monsanto’s Travails | Gods and Kings: Mcqueen & Galliano

Eye 2-10-15 Queen Rania Pleads For Arab Action Against ISIS | Angelina Jolie Opens London Center For Women, Peace & Security

Eye 2-3-15 | VF Crowns Brady-Bundchen America’s Third Fanily | Beyonce Unites With Marco Gorges In Healthy Nutrition Home Delivery

Eye 2-2-15 | Mami Wata Resurgence As Global Goddess | 55,000 Years-Old Female Skull Provides Critical Link In Human Evolution & Migration Out of Africa

Eye 1-19-15 | Feminine Delights From Emily Baker | DKNY, Eve Ensler & Lebanon

Eye-1-18-15 | Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic | Hollywood & Gaza | Cindy Crawford On Why Supermodels Happened

Eye 1-12-15 | John Galliano Returns At Teatime London | Hollywood Stands for Charlie | Adidas Originals Campaign

Eye 1-7-15 | Ginta Lapina Is Lost In LA In Her Burberry Trench Coat | Burberry Celebrates Bees That Need Saving

Eye | Spring 2015 Designer Brands | Donna Karan’s Ode To Smart Sensuality Women

Eye 1-4-15 | Rosie Huntington Whiteley For M&S | Lensed By Kai Z Feng | Helping UNICEF In Cambodia

Eye 1-2-15 | Spring 2015 Designer Brands | Prada — the Feminist Who Became A Fashion Designer

Eye 12-30-14 | Spring 2015 | Designer Brands | Ralph Lauren

Eye 12-21-14 | Global Futures & Nature-Inspired Design | Global Food Supply | US & Climate Change

Eye 12-9-14 | Kate Middleton Art Muse | Taylor Swift 1989 | Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Eye 12-6-14 | Natural Artistry From Nunzio Paci & Edouard Martinet | Man As Tree

Eye 12-3-14 | A Traveling Education } Meditation Rebuilds Brain Structure | Trends In Remarriage

Eye 11-23-14 Elisabeth Daynes Early Human Sculptures | Annie Leibovitz ‘Pilgrimage’ | Anne Says More Kimye Coming

Eye 11-13-14 | Prince Ea ‘Anti Social Network | VIDA Sustainable E-commerce Site | Barney’s Holiday Windows

Eye 11-9-14 | Neonics & Honeybees | Bee Friendlier Flower Bombing | Whole Foods For Honeybees

Eye 11-5-14 | Toni Garrn Closed Denim For Burkina Faso | Cindy Crawford’s 2015 Art Van Charity Challenge

Eye 10-25-14 | Berlin Light Show Will Commemorate The End Of Berlin Wall | South African Textiles That Bear Witness

Eye 10-19-14 Gisele Bundchen Chanel No. 5 Commercial | Kurdish Women Fighters  Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Under Intense Pressure

Eye 10-14-14 Zaha Hadid’s Catharsis For Cambodia | WikiLeaks Gets Fashionable | London’s Hackney Fashion Lab

Eye 10-11-14 October 11 Is International Day of the Girl | Honoring Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize & Angelina Jolie As A British Dame

Eye 10-8-14 | H&M Jumpsuit: When Style & War Collide | Amazon Women | Burqa Bans

Eye 10-5-14 | American Parenting as Religion | Elisabeth Holmes Billionaire | Kurdish Women Fighters Update

Eye 10-1-14 | Fondation Louis Vuitton | Vogue Meets Gesquiere | Stella McCartney Redo 

Eye 9-28-14 | Victoria Beckham Has Passion For UN Ambassador Role | Women & Heart Disease | Apologies to UAE Pilot Major Mariam al-Mansouri

Eye 9-25-14 | UAE Pilot Major Mariam al-Mansouri Leads UAE Air Strikes Against ISIS | Domestic Violence Tab Put At $9.5 Trillion Annually

Eye 9-23-14 Emma Watson On Feminism | Zaha Hadid On Architecture | Biomimicry at Blossom Tower

Eye 9-20-14 | Angelina Jolie To Direct ‘Africa’ | ‘I Am Eleven’ Documentary | Are Conservatives Happier In Liberal Countries?

Eye 9-17-14 | US Poverty & Child Development | Stella McCartney’s Green Carpet Collection

Eye 9-15-14 Richard Branson’s Unfulfilled Energy Pledge | G-Spot Science | Malala’s Attackers Arrested.

Eye 9-9-14 Violence Against Women | Scalia & Women’s Rights | Matrilineal Mawlynnong

Eye 9-8-14 | Clintons For Elephants | Organized Crime Deep In Ivory Trade | Clooney & Alamuddin WillWed In Venice

Eye 9/6/14 | Fast Food & Depression | Global Cool Neighborhoods | Liu Wen

Eye 9/3/14 | Dr. Patricia Wright’s Lemurs | Low Carb Diet | Spinach Aids Weight Control

Eye 8/31/14: Global Warming | New Tesla Electric Battery | Elephant Slaughter

Eye 8/29/14 Women In Tech Abrasive | Shakira Pregnant | Abortions At Home

Eye 8/27/14: Beyonce’s Feminism, Moms Against NRA, Women Newscasters, Kurdish Women Soldiers Face ISIS

Eye 8/26/14 SunGlacier | Windowless Jumbo jets | What Is Plagiarism

Eye: Nicer Future | Cathy Horn | Women’s Wages | Marley Coffee

Sunday
Jan182015

Toni Garrn 'Ain't a Saint' Lensed By Matt Jones In 'Maid In New Orleans' For Elle Italia February 2015

Elle Italia’s February 2015 collage-inspired, casual, colorful fashion styled by Alberto Zanoletti celebrates one of America’s most unique cities. Model Toni Garrn stars in ‘Maid in New Orleans’, a high-energy, populist look at polished street-style lensed by Matt Jones.

 

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Wednesday
Jan142015

Ash Walker In 'Clash It Up' By Christopher Ferguson For Glamour UK January 2015

Model Ash Walker wears vivid patterns in prints styled by Ye Young Kim as ‘Clash It Up’. Christopher Ferguson is behind the lens for Glamour UK January 2015./ Hair by Riad Azar; makeup by Sam Addington

 

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Wednesday
Jan142015

Mahmoud Jouini's Alien, Colorful, Captivating Digital Worlds

Libya-based artist Mahmoud Jouini (see Behance) creates small worlds complete with skyscrapers, islands and alien landscapes. 

“Although the images look like snapshots of elaborate, sprawling dioramas that were physically constructed, each piece was actually created entirely on a computer with the help of programs like 3DS MAX2014 and Photoshop CC.” via

The overall effect is one of flowing terrain in a 21st century biosphere, visually captivating yet eerie in its colorful isolation.

 

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Saturday
Jan102015

Carla Ciffoni In 'Bohemian Rhapsody' By David Bellemere For Elle US February 2015

Model Carla Ciffoni wears a 70s vibe in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, a rockin’ editorial styled by Sabrina Schreder. Photographer David Bellemere snaps the music-inspired images for Elle US February 2015./ Hair by Brian Buenaventura; makeup by Fiona Stiles

 

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Tuesday
Jan062015

Yelena Yemchuk Snaps 'A Free Way' For Vogue Italia January 2015

Photographer Yelena Yemchuk captures models Bee Smith, Grace Anderson and Lily Turnbull in this retro nod called ‘A Free Way’. Stylist Cathy Kasterine chooses gritty, 60s style denim and street looks for Vogue Italia January 2015./ Hair by Tina Outen; makeup by Petros Petrohilos

 

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Saturday
Dec202014

Robin Wright Sculptural Fairies Take Feminine Flight, Seducing Our Imaginations With Wire Heartstrings

As common as fairies may seem to us, their actual pedigree is not completely understood. Angels began in the Old Testament as anonymous messengers of God before evolving into immortal residents of the heavenly realm.

By contrast, fairies are often associated with pagan myths or religions and exist as anthropomorphic creatures in the world of humans, although most probably living in a somewhat different dimension.

Historically, fairies were considered to be suspicious creatures, mischievous and sometimes evil. It’s easy to see fairies as malevolent and part of culture’s larger historical plan to eliminate the positive influence of nature’s original goddesses.

Today’s fairies enchant us — especially when they are the work of UK sculptor Robin Wright, who creates magnificent stainless steel wire-winged fairies with a penchant for dancing in the wind.

Fairies can be tall, elegant and more beautiful than a ballet dancer in flight. They are typically dazzling — and yes feminine — winged and often waving a magic wand.

Wright’s creatures delight in their human-like forms complete with muscles, limbs, and skin. Inside each fairy lies a heart of stone, sometimes personalized with a message. Dandelion flowers dead and ready to spin their spores into the wind make high-drama divas of his artistry.

The Staffordshire resident found himself inspired by a photo he took in the woods one day, an image that captured a small, mysterious, enigmatic, fairy-like shape. Clearly, his muse took flight in the artist’s imagination, leaping in multiple forms of stainless steel magnificence from his mind and body.

You can see many of Wright’s pieces on display at The Trentham Estate Gardens in England. (Fairies). in almost limitless variations.

 

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Saturday
Dec202014

Rene Detrixhe's 'Heirloom' Tablecloth Honors Nature's Delicate Bounty

Artist and artisan Rena Detrixhe has collected thousands of seeds in Lawrence, Kansas, stitching them into delicate, sophisticated gossamer-like tablecloths. In her project titled ‘Heimloom’ the seeds form gentle star, flower and pinwheel patterns so delicate that the seeds appear airborne.

Describing herself as a ‘hunter and gatherer of materials’, Rene views nature as the finest of artistic creators, showcasing a bounty for the artist’s personal creativity and exploration of humans’ relationship with her. A quote from Lucy Lippard describes this synergy of reverence and respect.

Art must have begun as nature — not as imitation of nature, nor as formalized representation of it, but simply as the perception of relationships between humans and the natural world.

Detrixhe’s motivation behind this particular project stems from a desire to dialogue about the intersection of art and the environment. “The table and cloth were created to exist as a stage or platform,” the artist says on her website. “As part of its exhibition, individuals were invited to participate in a round-table discussion including environmentalists, ecologists, biologists, artists, and other researchers.”

 

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