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I've had a creative block lasting a few years, but now it's 2018, it's time to start making art again, to experiment, to resist and fight, to love, and if need be, to punch some lowlifes in the face.

I've been working for the Book Art Museum in Lodz, Poland for 4 years. Mostly all kinds of maintenance and technical stuff. Like, build and set up a computer network, give technical support to some clueless Outlook user of the baby boomer generation, repair a few machines, work on Monotype casting machines... These (a composition caster and a super caster) are very fun things to tinker with, but I may write about it in another entry.

But working in a place like this made me appreciate a lot of new things: typography and graphic design, fine printing, classic and experimental typesetting using the centuries-old technology, old books, new avant-garde books, mixing antique technologies with modern stuff. For example, I made a computer control unit for a Monotype composition caster, with a possibility of making a few more for some European type foundries and printshops. I just need to develop the typesetting software for this, and I'm having a huge mental block with it...
I'm slowly getting into being a compositor and graphic artist myself, make some posters or cards, then move on to some more complex projects like books etc. And I've got a ton of inspirations coming through my brain, which can be slightly overwhelming (being autistic has something to do with it).

By the way, I'm in a loving relationship with TristeanVBaudelaire - it's a LDR with all its shortcomings, rather troubled emotionally, but deeply satisfying. I haven't ever been in a mutual love until now. I'm pretty old now (32) and maybe not as beautiful as 10 years ago, and my makeup skills have largely deteriorated (living with a homophobic and especially transphobic mother has something to do with it), but time allowing, we'll do some modelling together, and I'm planning to move out this year, then take them in and live together, go both on HRT (if you're curious: we're both amab non-binary), and get married in a few years. And it will be a big move: to the Netherlands. A radically different culture, with rainbow flags here and there, a vastly superior transit system (you can go everywhere by train, not like here), open-minded people, knowledgeable doctors, vibrant gothic scene, human-friendly cities, beautiful architecture, clean air and delicious food. Speaking of which, I'm a huge liquorice fan.

I'm also back in the music scene again. Haven't really been to any gig for 5 years (I guess my last one was Return to the Batcave in 2013, and now I went to see Wieże Fabryk in my city, I don't know how many times I've seen them live, but it's the most). My current financial situation doesn't allow me to travel (I work as a volunteer, get something like 50 PLN per week plus any additional cash I get from repairing stuff for people, and I try to save it for clothes, books, CDs/cassettes or DIY supplies), but I try as hard as I can.

I'm also checking out a lot of new and old post-punk, new wave, deathrock etc. bands I haven't listened to. Say Killing Joke, New Order, Ultravox, '90s/21st century Depeche Mode, Drab Majesty, The Soft Moon, Lebanon Hanover ("Lesbian on Hangover" as I jokingly call them), Oppenheimer Analysis, Tanzkommando Untergang, Totenwald, etc. I haven't really listened to anything new for a few years, and my new love is a huge inspiration to do this.
  • Listening to: Depeche Mode - Sounds of the Universe
  • Drinking: coffee... and a lot of it


Christophe Catherine Slychan
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
I'm an amateur photographer and model. I'm interested in urban exploration, alternative fashion, goth/punk/deathrock etc. culture. Anti-conservative as well as anti-hipster. Pansexual genderqueer feminist open for relationships :). Keen DIYer, esp. when it comes to making and repairing electronic equipment or bikes. I love the utility and city sort, and the whole "cycle chic" thing really appeals to me.

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Spiritofdarkness Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2019
Hi! thank you very much for the +fav   Happy
Erdbeersternchen Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2019   Photographer
Dziękuję za wsparcie! :bug: 
TheSeventhSeeker Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2019
Thanks for the fave! Your urbex photos are so rad. :heart:
Doll-Ladi Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2019
Thank you so much for the fave 
free internet by Doll-Ladi  
KangTengri Featured By Owner Edited Jan 27, 2019   Photographer
Thank you so much for the fav :bow:

  When the poets dreamed of angels by KangTengri
cristell15 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2019  Professional General Artist
Many thanks! by cristell15  
DamaInNero Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2019
Thank you so much for all the :+fav:s
YoshaPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for brightening my day with your appreciation of my work  Please accept this; my latest photo in the hopes of brightening your day as you did mine. 

Circle by YoshaPhotography  

Keep being awesome!  :wink kiss: 
ElegantAndrogyne Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! :)
Purry Christmas and a meowsome New Year :)
YoshaPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
hubert61 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2018
merci pour les favs :)
cricketumpire Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle said "Where there is no imagination there is no horror"   Chica's Pumpkin - SPEEDPAINT - FNAF 4 - Icon GIF  
I hope my hornet submission didn't give you nightmares let's celebrate He just wanted to party!   

Thanks for befriending it Christophe   My B on a string     Please do keep watching???   

                 Hope you had a great Halloween    Pumpkin Bow 
madlynx Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2018   Photographer

Thanks for adding to your :+fav:

.Je pourrais vous faire peur. by madlynx

Glad you like it! 

Have a Great Day :peace::love::sun: 8-)   

Pixerke Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer

Thanks for the :+fav: on

our daily bread

Have a  1up llama 

BastianGV Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2018
Thank you very much for collecting "CROSSING THE BAY". Its greatly appreciated.
hubert61 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2018
merci pour les favs :)
DeTea Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav :)
ValeriyaSegal Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2018   Photographer
Hey there,
Thank you so much for the :+fav: on
Elena by ValeriyaSegal
Have a nice day :D
- Valeriya.
HePhoto Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer

Thanks for the fav's :) (Smile)

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Spiritofdarkness Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018
w00t! thanks a lot for the +fav  :yayay: - NaNoEmo 24/30 + Plz
GothicNarcissus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav:, dear! :hug: :rose:
Ajsima Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for +fav  and Added to my devWatch! :)
Mana-C-E Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav! :D
cricketumpire Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for braving the dangers of faving the wasp capture rather than running  :wasp:
Nevertheless, if you respect their space they leave humans well alone  :buzz: 
Have a very good week free of such perils Christophe  :squeezebug: Please do keep watching???
JACAC Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2018

h e l l o . Christofe :wave:

t h a n k . y o u . f o r . t h e . k i n d . :+fav: . =)


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s m i l e . s p r i n g . i s . o u t s i d e . =)=)

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