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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

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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

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ElegantAndrogyne
Christophe Catherine Slychan
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Poland
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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:iconmadlynx:
madlynx Featured By Owner 1 day ago   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-)   

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:iconpixerke:
Pixerke Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer

Thanks for the :+fav: on

our daily bread

Have a  1up llama 

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:iconbastiangv:
BastianGV Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2018
Thank you very much for collecting "CROSSING THE BAY". Its greatly appreciated.
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:iconhubert61:
hubert61 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2018
merci pour les favs :)
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:icondetea:
DeTea Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav :)
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:iconvaleriyasegal:
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.
:hug:
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:iconhephoto:
HePhoto Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello,

Thanks for the fav's :) (Smile)

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130714 9016 Anna Urbex by HePhoto
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:iconspiritofdarkness:
Spiritofdarkness Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018
w00t! thanks a lot for the +fav  :yayay: - NaNoEmo 24/30 + Plz
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:icongothicnarcissus:
GothicNarcissus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav:, dear! :hug: :rose:
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:iconajsima:
Ajsima Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for +fav  and Added to my devWatch! :)
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:iconmana-c-e:
Mana-C-E Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav! :D
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:iconcricketumpire:
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???
                      
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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: . =)

 

i . h o p e . m y . o t h e r . p h o t o s . a r e . a l s o . i n t e r e s t I n g

i f . y o u . g e t . t h e . c h a n c e . i . w o u l d . l o v e . t o . r e a d . a l s o . y o u r . c o m m e n t s

 

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

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EintoeRn Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
:+fav: Greetings and many thanks, Catherine !
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:icondetea:
DeTea Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav :)
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:iconajsima:
Ajsima Featured By Owner May 31, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for +fav  :)
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:iconmtl3:
MTL3 Featured By Owner May 24, 2018   Photographer
Thanks very much for :+fav: 👍
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:icongothicnarcissus:
GothicNarcissus Featured By Owner May 9, 2018  Professional Photographer
As always, thank you for your support, dear! :heart:
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:icondeoiron:
DeoIron Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2018  Professional Photographer
Thanx for the fave! :)
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:iconrobpolder:
robpolder Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for your many faves and watch! cheers, rob
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:icondetea:
DeTea Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav of I-25 Bridge :)
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:iconcricketumpire:
cricketumpire Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm afraid that poor cat can't win many friends with an expression like that      

but I'm glad you offered him some support by faving my photograph Christophe

Thanks for adding the fave to your gallery and please do keep on watching???   :) (Smile)
               
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:iconhubert61:
hubert61 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018
merci pour les favs :)
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:iconstelari:
STelari Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Wszystkiego najlepszego! :heart:
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ElegantAndrogyne Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Wielkie dzięki :)
Jest mi bardzo miło, bo jak dotąd jesteś jedyną osobą, która złożyła mi życzenia :)
A jutro wybieram się do Gdańska, żeby się spotkać z moją ukochaną osóbką. Charles Baudelaire byłby dumny z nas obu!
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