The Doppler Effect #4 - Ben Cauchi 2010. Cauchi's images combine both present and past in a compelling way. Questions implied are those of faith, identity, morality and that if we can't see it we tend not to believe it. Due to his use of wet plate processes he is able to further capture these spiritual and mystical concerns. I'm drawn to the fact that when I look at his images I'm not only seeing the subject matter but feeling a sense of dark, exquisite beauty.
Skull with magic quader 16/17th century Sator Opera Tenet. - The Sator Square is a word square containing a Latin palindrome featuring the words SATOR AREPO TENET OPERA ROTAS written in a square so that they may be read top-to-bottom, bottom-to-top, left-to-right, and right-to-left. The earliest known appearance of the square was found in the ruins of Pompeii which was buried in the ash of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.