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Artist Gwenn Seemel’s bilingual blog about art, portraiture, free culture, and feminism.


Philosophy: this category of my blog is a catch-all, and its articles and videos focus on my art theories as well as on my philosophies about life.

Sunsets and sunset painters / Les couchers de soleil et les peintres des couchers de soleil

2017 . 09 . 18 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Gwenn Seemel


When bad things happen to someone, it doesn’t mean they are a bad person. Quand de mauvaises choses arrivent à quelqu’un, cela ne signifie pas qu’il est mauvaise personne.


How I’ve treated my endometriosis: navigating the doctor’s ego

2017 . 07 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

ultrasound


Five years ago today, I had what will hopefully be my last surgery.


Among the living and the dead

2017 . 07 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Inara Verzemnieks' book


One of my favorite writers is launching a new book!


Being treated like a stranger / Se faire traiter d’étranger

2017 . 07 . 10 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

painting by Gwenn Seemel


On moving to a new place as an independent artist. S’installer dans un nouvel endroit quand on est artiste indépendant.


Recommended reading and watching

2017 . 07 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Virgie Tovar


Art is never born in a vacuum, and a complex series like Empathetic Magic requires much research, including this excellent anthology by Virgie Tovar.


Every person is a work of art. / Chaque personne est une œuvre d’art.

2017 . 06 . 07 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel


Formed by the world as much as by ourselves. Formée par le monde autant que par nous-mêmes.


Observation, beauty, imagination, and why

2017 . 05 . 29 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

woman


Making art and questioning America’s fixation on violence.

[version française]


L’observation, la beauté, l’imagination, et le pourquoi

2017 . 05 . 29 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

homme


Créer de l’art et demander pourquoi les américains sont fixés sur la violence.

[English version]


Knowing who you are / Savoir qui on est

2017 . 05 . 25 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

sailor cheerleader


Can you be anything other than what I think you are? Pouvez-vous être autre chose que ce que je pense que vous êtes?


Activism that changes the world / Un militantisme qui change le monde

2017 . 05 . 22 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

painting


It’s not about marching in the streets. Ça n’a rien a voir avec les manifestations.


On religion / À propos de la religion

2017 . 05 . 07 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

rainbow hijab art


What I think when I see a woman wearing a headscarf. Ce que je pense quand je rencontre une femme qui porte le voile.


Being an ally is scary. / Être allié fait peur.

2017 . 04 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (10)

Gwenn Seemel with painting


Admitting the fear is the first step in getting over it. Il faut admettre sa peur pour pouvoir la surmonter.


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My name is Gwenn Seemel. I live on Long Beach Island in New Jersey, USA. I’m a full-time artist who blogs in French as well as in English. More...



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