Reworlding art On teaching young artists about the necessity of revelation The following is a talk I delivered on 20 January 2023 in Durban, South Africa, to a group of teachers at the Kwazulu-Natal Independent Education Board conference. It distils quite a bit of my recent thinking around art creation and creativity.
A New Heroic Archetype: Moving Beyond Tolkien Stories for a Winter Age In the summer of 2023, Scyldings hosted a conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Many were drawn from across the USA to discuss an important subject: how can we forge a common foundation within the Dissident Right, with particular relation to the American context. The speeches were
In Memoriam V.H.C. Hearts and Spines. Sometimes I can't ignore it and my heart shrinks. This isn’t my country. It’s not the same. So many faces from childhood—resting in deserts and fields and under weeping trees. Long gone to that great beyond. What have I done with the pieces they
ROCKWELL’S AMERICA Few people could point to a more renowned American artist than Norman Rockwell. His works stretch across the 20th century highlighting the ideals of contemporary America. Exploring the themes of masculine virtues, literature, Presidents, Civil Rights, American liberties, and Space Exploration. Rockwell’s brush has told the story with vividity,
THE ETERNAL QUESTION: BUT IS IT ART? If you were once like me, you used to think that beauty was wholly subjective – in the eye of the beholder – and the question as to what made something art was an intellectual query and not something of pertinent or immediate concern. But then, perhaps like me, you once went
The (He)art Reset the vibe shift is real and has been a long time coming There are few subjects as fascinating as art and the right-wing. How long have we been talking about this? A long time certainly. More than a decade before Andrew Breitbart made his proclamation that “politics is downstream from
SPOTLIGHTING ART FOR THE MOTH-LIKE MASSES Editors Note: Edward White (aka KingEmperorPenguin) is an author and Youtuber. Readers are greatly encouraged to check out his work with the above links. Last year, I uploaded a video on YouTube called It’s Time to Move On (Fans of Critic YouTube Are Not Seeking Good Entertainment). This essay
CREATING FROM THE RIGHT A challenge that all of us dissident right-wingers face is the need to retake culture. We lament that the left subverts traditional values and attacks our way of life. In the political arena, there is a clear-cut path to victory. Victory in politics will not guarantee victory in culture. Victory