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How democratic is Romania? Artists in Romania can put their art on display only with governamental authorization

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Stalin and Hitler from Romania, pencil drawing

Stalin and Hitler from Romania, pencil drawing

The Romanian Artists Association has lost it’s gallery in the Herastrau Park in february this year, after the political changes that took place last year when the government changed and the anti european and pseudo liberal (He is pretending to be a liberal but he acts opposite to liberalism. He protected far right extremists like Gigi Becali and his true political views are not far from Hitler’s views) Crin Antonescu and Victor Ponta who is not far from Stalin as political views got the power. They changed all the people who worked in the state’s structures, from the ministries to the last guardian in the park and they made Bogdan Peter Tanase(a part of the mafia who had illegal buisiness with graves when he was leading the cimitires’ administration in Bucharest) the leader of Bucharest’s parks’ administration. The gallery was closed abusively by the Bucharest Park’s Administration under the pretext of a rehabilitation of the building that never happened. The videos below show the art galleries in Herastrau before and after their abusive closure



Now the gallery is still closed and they told us that we need governmental authorisation to put our art in display, so now in Romania art is censored. Televisions are censored and politically controlled too, the right of free expression being just empty forgotten words that still remained in a constitution that is not respected. Here in Romania the artists have no right of free expression through their art and no place to display it, not even on the street be cause they need authorizations over authorisations for an exhibition. An artist who put his art on display with no no authorization will get arrested by the police and fined. Do you thing this is democratic? I don’t know about other countries  and I am waiting for your comments. The only thing I know is that Russia, Ukraine and other countries in the eastern Europe do the same. Is democracy dieing in the Eastern Europe?

A dream about Romania and the Black sea

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The map in my dream

The map in my dream

This morning I had a dream about a map of Romania with some waves coming from an apicenter in the Black Sea, like in the image above, a drawing I’ve made after this dream coloured in Photoshop

The dictators, Stalin and Hitler from Romania

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Stalin and Hitler from Romania, pencil drawing

Stalin and Hitler from Romania, pencil drawing

Hitler and Stalin were the most terrible dictators in the las t century. The world would have been a better place without them. This is my pencil drawing of a Hitler who is protecting Gigi Becali and other far right extremists who pretend to be liberal (this happens only in Romnia) and a Stalin who copied at the Phd and is the enemy of culture and art. Be cause of this Stalin who is our prime minister TVR Cultural was closed ant the association of the visual artists in Bucharest is loosing the art galleries where art could be displayed. Since this Stalin and this Hitler are ruling the country there is no place for art and many other activities here in Romania  and there are no jobs. They are are the enemies of art, agriculture and private initiative. They’ve put taxes even on the animals people at countryside have.

From Sappho and the ancient Greek civilization to the actual orthodox Greece

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Sappho the poet of Lesbos and Gongyla, painting

This is my painting of the poet Sappho and Gongyla one of her muses. Looking at this painting and thinking about Sappho and her poetry that has been lost and the actual Greek culture one idea comes to my mind. Thee Greeks that lived by her time were more open minded and civilized than those who live now and CHRISTIANITY is responsible for this. The Christians have destroyed the poems of Sappho be cause they were wrote by a bisexual(?) woman. I thing the main reason they did this was Sappho’s gender. Sappho was a woman and they, just like the Muslims, considered women are inferior and dirty.  The abrahamic religions such as Christianity ans Islam promote misogyny, discrimination and hate against LGBT people while they are talking about love and wisdom at the same time.

Sappho and Gongyla, one of her muses, oil on canvas painting

 

I don’t knw if Sappho was bisexual (She couldn’t be 100% lesbian in the actual meaning of the word be cause she was married to a man, she had a daughter and she wrote love poems for men too, not only poems dedicated to young girls) but one thing is clear: Sappho was a  feminist. Sappho was a promoter of the feminine values, such as beauty, aesthetic sense, softness etc. Sappho was teaching young girls to be more feminine, to be proud of their femininity and love themselves for what they are.  I don’t know if the legends about the homosexuality of the girls who came to the Isle of Lesbos to become the followers of Sappho were real but the Isle of Lesbos was one of the places where women had more rights than in other places where they had no right to decide, not even about their own life, they were forced into marriage, raped and used only for giving birth to children.  That’s what Christians hated, the fact a woman can do something better than a man and encourage young girls to rise their heads and say no to the male domination.  That’s why they destroyed her poems and for the same reason they killed the scientist Hypatia, who was a great mathematician interested in astronomy too. The Christians made the Greek people  misogynous, homophobic and very intolerant. In the ancient Greece homosexuality was not punished and gay and lesbian people could live normal lives but now the church intrigues to hate against them while many of  their own monks in the Athos mountain (where the access of women is forbidden)  are gay and hide this and judge others for this.

The Christianity has pulled Greek civilization backwards and unfortunately the Greek orthodox church is still strong keeping the nation from progress. I thing this has to do with the European recession too  be cause Romania and Greece, two orthodox were worst hit by the economical crisis. A lot of money go to the orthodox church making it stronger and stronger and affecting the country’s economy. I know the situation in Romania that is similar to Greece. We have no money for the health system and for education but we have for cathedrals and priests get more money than doctors and teachers. We have no money for research but we have for church. This brings Romania and Greece closer to Islamic countries  like Iran and Afganistan, countries ruled by religion and not by rational principles and far away from the civilized world. There are so many similarities between orthodoxy and Islam be cause these religions have a common origin.

I don’t know why the orthodox church has a strong influence in the eastern Europe even now in the 21 th century, when science has proved the bible is just a mixture of stupid texts and God doesn’t exist.