‘The Life and Lost Art of Stanisław Szukalski’

The majority of people come to accept that their youthful notions of greatness were just that: notions. While individually containing our own extraordinary elements, we are fundamentally ordinary human beings. Some work harder, or are dealt a better hand in life’s lottery – whether in the shape of skill or opportunity – but underneath it … More ‘The Life and Lost Art of Stanisław Szukalski’

Leaning into the wind

I scowled impatiently as Andy Goldsworthy slowly, painfully moved through the brittle tree tops. His determination was impressive, his connection to nature intriguing and the crackling of bark satisfying — but I still hadn’t clicked. Where was the art in this pondering exploration of woodland compositions? It might seem like an odd film choice for … More Leaning into the wind