11.19.2016: International Men’s Day| Male Portraits|

International Men’s Day finds support from a variety of individuals and groups in Oceania, the Caribbean, North America, Asia, Europe and Africa.

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The objectives of celebrating an International Men’s Day include focusing on men’s and boys’ health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting male role models. It is an occasion to highlight discrimination against men and boys and to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular for their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care. The broader and ultimate aim of the event is to promote basic humanitarian values.
International Men’s Day is celebrated in over 70 countries

2016’s

theme for International Men’s Day was “Stop Male Suicide.” In every country except China, the rate of suicide in men is higher than that of women, an some cases as high as six men for every one woman, and life expectancy is routinely less for men than women in all countries. To this end, “Global Action on Men’s Health.”

According to its creators, International Men’s Day is a time to promote positive aspects of male identity based on the premise that ‘males of all ages respond more energetically to positive role models than they do to negative gender stereotyping’.During past years the method of commemorating International Men’s Day included public seminars, classroom activities at schools, radio and television programs, peaceful displays and marches, debates, panel discussions, award ceremonies, and art displays. The manner of observing this annual day is optional, and any appropriate forums can be used. Early pioneers of IMD reminded that the day is not intended to compete against International Women’s Day, but is for the purpose of highlighting men’s experiences. In 2009 the following broad objectives were ratified as a basis for all International Men’s Day observations, and are applied equally to men and boys irrespective of their age, ability, social background, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief and relationship status:

  • To promote positive male role models; not just movie stars and sportsmen but everyday, working class men who are living decent, honest lives.
  • To celebrate men’s positive contributions to society, community, family, marriage, child care, and to the environment.
  • To focus on men’s health and wellbeing; social, emotional, physical and spiritual.
  • To highlight discrimination against men; in areas of social services, social attitudes and expectations, and law.
  • To improve gender relations and promote gender equality.
  • To create a safer, better world; where people can live free from harm and grow to reach their full potential.

According to Men’s Activism News Network, International Men’s Day also interfaces with “Movember” – a worldwide moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men’s health, one of the key themes promoted on IMD. It also interfaces with Universal Children’s Day on 20 November and forms a 48-hour celebration firstly of men, then children respectively, with a recognition of the bonds between them.

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07.25.2015: Dagur Utan Tíma – Day Out Of Time|Time is Art|

Day Out Of Time ICELAND / DAGUR UTAN TÍMA

DAGUR UTAN TÍMA, er hátið alheimsfriðar í gegnum listir.
One Earth – One People – One Time / Ein Jörg – Ein Menning – Einn Tími
HVAÐ ER DAGUR UTAN TÍMA ?
Dagur utan tímans er mikilvægur dagur fyrir mannkynið
og Mayarnir – hin fornu menningarsamfélög indjána – héldu þennan dag hátíðlegan
vegna þess að þá var sólin er í samhljómi við stjörnuna siríus, ár hvert, samanber Tzolkin fræðin. Tzolkin þýðir í raun “gengið í gegnum dagana”,
HVAÐ GERIST á Degi utan tíma í Grasagarðinum ?
Þetta er hátíð fyrir alla sem vilja koma, vera með og taka þátt.
Þú ert hjartanlega velkomin(n) að koma og deila hæfileikum þínum með umheiminum svo sem; listum, yoga, heilsu, dansi, tónlist, ljóðum, handavinnu…
Dagskrá er frá 9 – 18 í Grasagarðinum, laugardaginn 25. júlí
SÉRSTAKIR VIÐBURÐIR eru á þessum tímum
kl. 11:11
World Water Meditation; Masaru Emoto legacy / Hugleiðsla til heilunnar á vatni fyrir heiminn og mannkynið
kl. 13:20
Day out of Time Ceremony to the 7 Galactic Directions (Activation of the 5 Medicine Wheels of Iceland)
EF ÞÚ VILT TAKA ÞÁTT – komdu í Grasagarðinn í Reykjavík 25.júlí
Taktu með borðið þitt, mottuna eða verkfærin sem þú þarft til að sýna þig og þína hæfileika. Mayarnir sögðu: TÍMINN ER LIST
Það kostar ekkert að vera með og þér er velkomið að selja vöruna þína á svæðinu.

A day out of time? What could that possibly be?

The Day Out of Time

has been celebrated since 1992, as part of a growing populist world movement, the World Thirteen Moon Calendar Change Peace Movement, whose purpose is just that – to change the calendar. July 25, the Gregorian Calendar date of the Day Out of Time, is the 365th day of the year of the Thirteen Moon Calendar. This harmonic timing standard measures the year in thirteen even months of 28 days each, a perpetual calendar of 52 perfect weeks, making a total of 364 days. The 365th day, the Day Out of Time’ is no day of the week or month at all, but truly a Day Out of Time. For this reason, this special day is observed as the day to cancel debts, to pardon and forgive, and to celebrate life through art and culture – hence, Peace Through Culture Festival.
The Day Out of Time is the day to celebrate time is art. And since art is the basis of constructive peace, this day is also celebrated as International Peace through Culture Day.
Peace through culture is a fundamental premise of the 13 moon/28-day calendar. When you celebrate time is art you are promoting peace through culture.
If you go to most any Day Out of Time celebration you will see the banner of peace. The symbol on that banner signifies the unity of art, science and spirituality.

03.08.2008: International Women’s Day|Female Portraits|

International Women’s Day (March 8)

is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since in the early 1900’s – a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

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We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year.  In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. An effective Women’s Day was the 1975 Icelandic women’s strike which paved the way for the first female president in the world.

In some regions, the day lost its political flavor and became simply an occasion for people to express their love for women in a way somewhat similar to a mixture of Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day. In other regions however, the political and human rights theme designated by the United Nations runs strong political and social awareness of the struggles of women worldwide are brought out and examined in a hopeful manner. Some people celebrate the day by wearing purple ribbons.

03.11.11: Fukushima Daiichi – JAPAN|The Day The Earth Stood Still|

…As the world’s governments and scientists race to understand what is happening and how to stop it.

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“The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe”.

Albert Einstein

The 9.1 EarthQuake in JAPAN originated a tsunami that precipitated chaos upon the nuclear power plant of fukushima endangering all earthlings to an uncertain future.

04.22.2015: Earth Day – Forever Green |Sacred Nature|

“NATURE DOESN’T NEED PEOPLE, PEOPLE NEED NATURE.”

We depend entirely on a healthy natural environment for our wealth and wellbeing. It is fundamental to our economy and social structures, our homes and neighbourhoods, our ability to create and construct things, and to our health and happiness. Human beings are part of the natural world; we are one species amongst millions and have evolved to be part of nature, not apart from it.

While millions of people regularly watch TV programs about nature and wildlife, the membership of nature conservation organizations is growing but really needs more support to help wildlife for the future. Legislation intended to protect nature is becoming more abundant and a growing area of land (and more recently, sea) is being designated as having special protection. However wildlife and wild places have been declining in quantity and quality for decades and continue to do so. The high value that people often attach to nature on a personal, individual level, is rarely translated into public policy or the investment and spending decisions of government, organizations and private companies.

Nature matters simply because it does, but also because it brings people huge emotional value, it delivers a wide range of valuable goods and services that are of practical benefit to society, and much of the emotional and practical value that it generates has financial value which contributes to the economic performance of the industrialised countries. It is central to addressing many of the industralised most pressing social and economic problems (such as declining mental health, increasing non-communicable diseases, declining social cohesion, increasing inequality, increasing flood risk, increasing urbanisation) and to maintaining the productivity and quality of life of a growing and aging population).

An impression about what i DO …

I've told you once that I find quite amazing the way your eye capture space and time through a camera. In your work/vision I see a strong intuition, awareness of your surroundings, an awaking of sensibility that has being developing year after year; and a domain of the technique. Your sight is the one of a life apprentice. Remember that art is one of the most noble human activities, if your heart is true, it may open our soul to new ways of learning about ourselves and to undesrtand the human condition. Life it self is a whole mistery, human beings had being trying to give it meaning through art since imemorial times. Rimbaud once said: ''Le Poète se fait voyant par un long, immense et raisonné dérèglement de tous les sens.'' Inquiring in the matter of tuning our sences to further horizons, Rimbaud had it clear, art made him a ''Übermensch'' in therms of Nietzche's ''will of power''. In other words, we create our reallity and we artists, we reflect it with art. We may give it cause, to incite human mind and soul evolution. We need more artists in the world. I'm glad you're one of them. 

By César Zegbe Jones

-Thank you dear friend for your kind and wise words. i appreciate it and value the teaching your friendship has giving me.
best regards.
A. Coffman

 

03.22.2013: World Water Day – Element of life|Pray to Water|

UNITED NATIONS – WATER Art Page

Emoto Masaru:

Believed that water was a “blueprint for our reality” and that emotional “energies” and “vibrations” could change the physical structure of water.

Emoto made the claim that water exposed to positive speech and thoughts would result in visually “pleasing” crystals being formed when that water was frozen, and that negative intention would yield “ugly” frozen crystal formations.

Emoto claimed that different water sources would produce different crystalline structures when frozen. For example, he claimed that a water sample from a mountain stream when frozen would show structures of beautifully-shaped geometric design, but those structures would be distorted and randomly formed if the sample were taken from a polluted water source. Emoto believed that these changes could be eliminated by exposing water to ultraviolet light or certain electromagnetic waves.