Small Apartments

by Joseph A. Hazani February 5, 2017

Is happiness a state of mind? Is it possible to overlook and blot out the grey in one’s life by imagining a happier place? Small Apartments paints a currently semi-depressed hermit in an otherwise ersatz dwelling unit, which is only speciously pleasant because of its abundance of sunshine. What lies within it are broken souls who don’t realize they are broken. The film doesn’t ponder on....

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Beside You Jolene Lai Solo Exhibition at ThinkSpace Art Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani February 5, 2017

The ThinkSpace Gallery for me is beginning to develop a pattern of the style of artist they seek to shelter and showcase, and at the most basic is the artist who has become a master of technique. That is, the artist who is more than adept at painting a photorealistic artwork, where the abundant use of light is toyed with like a cat with a mouse. Perhaps this, above all intricacies in painting, is....

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The Beaver

by Joseph A. Hazani February 2, 2017

The Beaver

What happens when a man who is mentally ill and cannot take his medicine, either because it does not help or he thinks it does not help, instead turns toward a psychotic release through a beaver puppet? It is extremely curious how this plot line coincides with the theatrical production of Hand to God, and admittedly the play was much more penetrating than this stuttering and confused film which....

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My Written Works

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....