Inspired by the ancient Egyptian God Thoth, inventor of writing. "The myth of Thoth".
Music by Alo Jihad Racy. Traditional Near Eastern instruments were used in making this recording, including the nay, salamiyyah, buzuq, mijwiz, mizmar and others. Ancient Egyptian Music - Hymn for the Sunrise © Alo Jihad Racy. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
"Angels playing in the clouds while we're playing poker here."
"I Am Painting" written by Joe Reno, vocals, guitar Joe Reno. Edd Cox guitar. Synthesizer and background vocals Patrick Burke. I Am Painting © Joe Reno. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
"Pastures of Plenty" written by Woody Guthrie. Sung by Odetta. Edward Weston and Charis Wilson, from The Photographer 1949. Willard Van Dyke, Phototgraphy and Director. Public Domain film. Bob Dylan, 30 seconds of guitar. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
"Out of Time" - The Rolling Stones. Jagger/Richards. From Aftermath, 1966. Théodore Géricault, "The Raft of the Medusa". J. M. W. Turner, "The Blue Rigi Lake of Lucerne Sunrise", Marcel Mindlin, "Black Wave". Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
"Cum Amentesne Scintilla Flamma". "When the insane spark the flame".
"I pray to the Lord that it's identity is preserved and strengthened for the benefit of the Holy Land, the Middle East and the whole world and that wisdom and prudence prevail to prevent new elements of tension from being added to a global context already convulsed by so many cruel conflicts." - Pope Francis.
The current President is a threat to American democracy and to the existence of our planet and "tribes". He is a nuclear war primed to explode. His goal is worldwide chaos. He is a fundamentalist tool. Act now Congress or the "experiment" will be over.
Don't be bullied by the mentally unhinged gold plated turd. Find courage or resign.
"A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support." Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1792.
"Enough!" original image by Art Chantry, used with permission.
Harry Manx performs "Nine Summers Lost" from his album, "Bread & Buddha". This video was shot at a sound check before his performance at Hugh's Room in Toronto. For more information on Harry Manx, go to www.harrymanx.com. Film clips: Wim Wenders, Wings of Desire - Dziga Vertov, Enthusiasm - Berlin 1937 - 45, Public Domain. Visualmyth by Patrick Burke.
"La salvación llega pronto para destruirte." Salvation arrives soon to destroy you.
Printed on 100% Organic Cotton Sateen, Polyester Crepe de Chine or Silky Faille. Printed on 1 yard of fabric (91cm x 132cm). Image size 34"x38.5" (86cm x 97cm). Unhemmed for custom display options. Original image Public Domain, Maps Division, NYPL.
Produced by Visualmyth Fabric.
Jimi Hendrix, Hear My Train A Coming, The Royal Albert Hall, 1969. (excerpts). Film clips from "The Anderson Platoon" by Pierre Schoendoerffer, ©French Broadcasting System. And Public Domain film clips, Vietnam. Animations by Patrick Burke. Powered by ONADIME. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
"Happy Birthday Jimi"... loud and clear after the longest year(s).
As an American citizen I totally reject the bombastic stupidity of the current President of the United States. He is as much a threat to humanity as all of the other idiots in leadership positions today. He is a fraud and a danger to the existence of this planet. Democracy in the USA is under threat from a mentally unstable autocratic oligarch. Nuclear war will ensure his power. If we as a nation let it happen.
"In a world of complex and continuing problems, in a world full of frustrations and irritations, America's leadership must be guided by the lights of learning and reason - or else those who confuse rhetoric with reality and the plausible with the possible will gain the popular ascendancy with their seemingly swift and simple solutions to every world problem." JFK. Remarks prepared for delivery at the Trade Mart in Dallas. Nov. 22, 1963.
"If our most highly qualified General Staff officers had been told to work out the most nonsensical high level organization for war which they could think of, they could not have produced anything more stupid than that which we have at present." Colonel Clause von Stauffenberg - 1944.
Imaginary Fern - Persia 1580. Public Domain image from the Morgan Library, Read Persian Album.
Tapestry produced by Visualmyth Fabric.
Music - A Trio In Mahur.
Tombak: Pedram Khavarzamini
Kamanche: Alireza Mehdizadeh
Tar: Araz Salek
University of Toronto, February 2012.
Sound from the video by Spencer Barclay of Loading Doc Productions.
Visualmyth filmed and produced by Patrick Burke.
Michael Levy plays the first written melody on a replica of an ancient lyre that he made. His website is a journey into the music of the ancient world.
The image in this video is from the J. Paul Getty Museum collection, Cycladic marble harp player, circa 2500 bc. Michael Levy's arrangement is based on the original transcription of the melody, as interpreted by Prof. Richard Dumbrill. Powered by ONADIME. Music © Michael Levy. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
A visualmyth "produced" by Thomas Edison, with music by Midnite, from the album "Lion Out of Zion". Observed theatrics from "actors in the crowd" exiting the Claremont Theater Building inspired this video. Original film produced by Thomas Edison. Public Domain. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
Printed on 100% Organic Cotton Sateen, Polyester Crepe de Chine or Silky Faille. Printed on 1 yard of fabric (91cm x 132cm). Image size 34"x38.5" (86cm x 97cm). Unhemmed for custom display options.
Katsushika Hokusai, "Red Fuji". 1830-31, woodblock print; ink and color on paper. Rijksmuseum Amasterdam. Public Domain.
Produced by Visualmyth Fabric.
Katsushika Hokusai, "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa. Hiroshi Teshigahara, Hokusai (北斎) (1953). Kimio Eto, Koto music. "Hokusai Ocean", powered by ONADIME. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.