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Fear by Sergio Muscat

On Friday 6 March 2020 at 7: 30 pm, we will have next Philosophy Sharing talk by Sergio Muscat “FEAR”. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is sitting on the other side of fear.” – George Addair The subject of fear has always been of great interest to the artist Sergio Muscat, mostly due to its constant presence throughout his life, and his battle to overcome it, or at least become more aware of it. He approaches the subject through psychology, attempting to understand the reason why fear exists in the first place, through philosophy, trying to understand what we are afraid...

Blasphemy by Dr. Oliver Magro

Friday 14 February, 7: 30 pm at Arthall: BLASPHEMY by Dr. Oliver Magro. Ollie, as he prefers to be known, graduated in Law and Philosophy from the University of Malta with a keen interest in Law and Information Technology. He has never practised law but has had a career in university administration and systems working with a number of universities worldwide. His interest in this subject matter is purely personal and was triggered by the censorship in Malta of an English play “Stitching” back in 2009. The talk will explore themes around blasphemy and in particular whether communities have a...

Are we living in a Simulation? By Erin Steele

Friday 17 January, 7:30 pm at Arthall “Are we living in a Simulation?” by Erin Steele. Free Entrance. About the Talk Swedish philosopher Dr. Nick Bostrom theorizes that some advanced species will one day create multiple simulated realities where the creatures living in the simulations will believe they are real. Bostrom reasons that we humans may not be that origin species though, and that theoretically, we could already be living in one of many simulations. The question is: how could you tell? In the talk “Are We Living in a Simulation?” we will explore some of the philosophical questions surrounding...

JESUS Philosophies by Dr. Mark Montebello

Friday 6 December, 7:30 pm at Arthall. Jesus Philosophies – a pathfinding talk by Dr. Mark Montebello BY GOZO NEWS · NOVEMBER 26, 2019 Philosophy Sharing Gozo is inviting the public its next talk, which will be on – Jesus Philosophies – a pathfinding talk by Dr. Mark Montebello. Dr Montebello said that, “we in the west must have some kind of personal relationship with the figure of Jesus. Our civilisation disallows otherwise. “However, the relationship of each and every one of us probably varies from any other, and would have changed in itself over time. “This makes out Jesus to be...

ART TALK with Vera Sant Fournier

FRIDAY 15th November, 7:30 pm at Arthall. Our next Philosophy Sharing talk at Arthall, will be this FRIDAY 15th November at 7:30pm. This time, Vera Sant Fournier will discuss with us Art & How it relates to your interiors.    “Give Vera Sant Fournier an empty room and in no time she will turn it into an explosion of colours and ideas. Many concur that she is one of the best interior designers in circulation with her amazing skills and unique approach often taking creativity to its extreme limits. Her genial mind is a treasure of ideas which often sees her think out of...

Meet the Artists: Fox Daniels, SJ Fuerst and Tomas Hed

On Friday 1st November at 7:30 pm at Arthall, we will have the opportunity to meet the artists of our ongoing Exhibition “Sophistikós”. Fox Daniels, SJ Fuerst and Tomas Hed will explain the pieces they have on display in the gallery, and share with us their points of view and ideas about “what is art?” THE ARTISTS Fox Daniels is a half Belgian, half Berber artist, who lives and works in Gozo. She is part of the new generation of the CoBrA Movement and Outsider Artists. Fox works with total freedom without the limitations of the established rules within the...

On the Concept of being an Uncle

Saturday 5 October, 7:30pm at Arthall On the Concept of being an Uncle with Philosophy Sharing Gozo BY GOZO NEWS · SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 Philosophy Sharing Gozo is back next month following the summer break with the first public talk of the autumn. On the Concept of being an Uncle – is the subject of the talk, during which Matthew Saliba will explain this original concept of being an uncle – in this context meaning “a person who is in the hands of others, emotionally dependent and not autonomous; a person who sacrifices to serve the others, but paying a high price...

Vietnam Art TALK

VIETNAM ART TALK, Sunday 15 September, 7:30pm at Arthall Gozo Art is taken very seriously in Vietnam. This can be attributed to Vietnam’s ancient traditions, the infusion of the French love for art, and the artistic inclination of the Vietnamese people. Hanoi’s Academy of Fine Arts was founded in 1925 as “École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de l’Indochine” when Vietnam was a colony of France. During the war and after the unification in 1976, artists mainly produced works of socialist realism, painting revolutionary heroes, propaganda posters or idyllic scenes of life under communism. This changed after the Government introduced its “Doi Moi”...

“Little talk” short film by Intan Galistri

SUNDAY 9 JUNE at 7:30pm. Arthall presents an exclusive video about artistic life in Gozo produced by contemporary artist Intan Galistri from Indonesia. “Little talk” is a project that features 5 artists living in Gozo and in Malta with different backgrounds: dance, street art, painting and sculpture. The participating artists are: Catherine Gauci, Tomas Hed, Spyke von Stripe, Farina and Margit Kuffemann. It also includes the perspective of one gallery owner, Marta Obiols Fornell from Arthall. In the video Intan Galistri interview them in their surroundings and during a pleasent conversation they all talk about the concept of art, their...

A sobering reflection of a young British Soldier

FRIDAY 7 JUNE at 7:30 pm Steve Smith born in England, engaged at the age of 16 as a soldier and took part in different war conflicts till the age of 30. After all these war experiences, the symptoms of posttraumatic stress began to surface in him. During the talk, he will share with us his philosophical reflections about war; how do these shocking experiences affect in his daily life; and how his way in being in the world has been totally conditioned by the trauma of war. Join us in an informal setting with a very interesting subject and...

Gozo Business Award

Dear all, Yesterday during the Gozo Business Award we received a Certificate of achievement awarded in recognition for setting organisational standard for Excellence and Outstanding Achievement for  “Gozo’s Best Female Entrepreneur of the Year”. We are very pleased about it because it encourages us to continue and develop. We also  feel appreciated for the job we are doing together with the artists and so many other people involved in the talks, music, installations… We are aware of your support and we would like to thank you for, one way or another, being part of this project. Thank you and cheers,...

Meet Tomas & Spyke

SUNDAY 26 MAY, 7:30pm: Tomas Hed and Spyke Von Stripe will guide you through the GOZO exhibition and explain their artworks and thoughts.