- David Dayler on World Communications Day Homily
Category Archives: Essay
In March I visited the “William Kurelek | The Messenger” exhibit at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. You can learn more at the exhibit Web site.
The opening scene of Martin Scorsese’ film Hugo depict the image of the moving gears inside a clock that is superimposed upon the round about of the Avenue des Champs-Élysées. Without a doubt, this scence serves as a symbol of … Continue reading
I recently had an opportunity to visit the National Gallery of Canada and watch over nine hours of Christian Marclay’s video installation entitled The Clock.
I was first challenged by Ivan Illich (September 4, 1926 – December 2, 2002) when I heard him interviewed by David Cayley for a CBC Radio IDEAS program called “Part Moon Part Travelling Salesman” which aired in 1989. Subsequently I … Continue reading
Mainstream media are portraying the Occupy “movement” as a protest against economic policies that favour the rich. When you look at what is actually happening on the ground, however, the protestors are more concerned about the promotion of democracy than the redistribution of wealth per se. Thus, the media have created … Continue reading