Unfinished Museum


International Museum Day

Today we celebrate International Museum Day. But we are not a typical museum. I imagine UMus as a winter garden. I envision us as caretakers of “mental creatures” abandoned to themselves before growing into “completed projects”. Some ideas are just tiny seeds, minuscule and sensitive, others half-asleep somewhere under the snow, others as immense as […]


We are in April now – the spring is coming. And it all happens while we are at work with our begun and “perfectly” unfinished things. The ideas keep coming. Today we offer you a quote from Richard Blanco’s poem. I don’t think you need to introduce Richard Blanco. He is a public figure, poet, […]

Gathering apricots

Who said that only accomplished things are “crowned” with success? We all write a story made up of small and big defeats, trials, abandoned plans and unfinished works.A trivial event from the past haunted an elderly poet-writer. He was obsessively trying to capture a feeling, a memory – an image of an older woman. He […]

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The force of weakness

The pleasure of silence mentioned by Susan Sontag in her essay “Aesthetics of silence” has changed the concept of Unfinished. Unfinished becomes the emblem of something that does not exist. In the context of what exists – it sets off the space for interpretation.  Unfinished frees our imagination. It gives the situation more meaning than if it was closed […]


Inside our bodies, there are nebulous spaces where substances fluctuate. Now and then they turn into flashes, similar to thoughts. Within this confusion and loosening, we open ourselves to new images and ideas that may never find an exact form. Only by defining the finite, we can move on to the Unfinished. The accuracy seems […]