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Yixian

Ciarán Doherty
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'1994' by Yixian, visual art

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Desktop - Movies by Yixian, visual art

Artist
  • United Kingdom
  • Deviant for 16 years
  • He / Him
Badges
Llama: Llamas are awesome! (7)
My Bio
Current Residence: UK
Favourite genre of music: Hip Hop // Classical // Electronic // Jazz
Favourite photographer: BlasphemedSoldier
Favourite style of art: Propaganda
Operating System: Mac OS X
Personal Quote: "Man is the measure of all things" ~ Protagoras

Favourite Visual Artist
Pablo Picasso // Leonardo Da Vinci // Roy Lichtenstein
Favourite Movies
Apocalypse Now // Pan's Labyrinth // Lost in Translation
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart // Talib Kweli // Diam's
Favourite Writers
Karl Marx // Ernest Hemingway
Favourite Games
Deus Ex // Broken Sword
Tools of the Trade
MBP C2D 15" + Adobe CS3
It's very easy to lose one's historical perspective; to assume that the present state of the world is constantly at the End of History, to which no past experiences are relevant and from which any progression must be impossible due to "human nature" or the like. It is perhaps this act of supreme arrogance that dooms us to repeat history so frequently down the generations, failing to learn from our mistakes. But the patterns remain whether we like it not. Our actions define the future; it is impossible to escape the consequences of our behaviour in the present. This manifests itself in all aspects of human social life, from periodic uprising
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Continuing my new souped up journal with another props-to-shit-I-love feature, this entry is dedicated to the literary genre of cyberpunk. Opinions vary on what exactly you can consider cyberpunk, but despite the often similar stylistic trends cyberpunk films, novels, games etc. share, I prefer to stick to the core concept and the philosophical questions that that concept provokes, and so what I consider to be cyberpunk others might consider pretty broad, but anyway. What is the core concept? Simply put, cyberpunk is the story of high tech and low life. Often futuristic settings where the trend of technology seeping into every aspect of our
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Being a mixed-European white guy born into a middle class family in England, I often find myself confronted by expressions of surprise when people discover that I'm a diehard fan of hip hop. Actually, fan isn't the word, I'm a disciple, I practically raised myself on this music. Growing up in the environment I did, kids would wear their musical preferences like tribal masks, and the mask of the middle class was deemed indie rock or metal - but I gravitated to hip hop, oblivious to irrelevant racial or social stereotypes, because it offered a sincerity, a working class perspective, and a spirit of rebellion and resistance I couldn't find in an
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I gave you a llama!:wow:
Hope you want to trade llamas!If you don’t,is ok!:woohoo:
Hey Yixian,

it´s been awhile. Thanks for your :+fav:
We should do our little sh*t chat some time again.

Greetz to Lila !

See you around. :-)
Hey dude! Has been too long! look forward to one of our chats oon ;) hope all is good, will pass on the greetz ;)
Thank you for the fave
Thanks for your fav!
I enjoy your intelligent social commentary.
Thank you very much! :) And I love you illustrations, and especially your pixelised Totoro!! :D