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The White Umbrella: Imitators in the Long Shadows of Cultural Appropriation

The backstory: Toronto artist, Amanda PL, has been called out for cultural appropriation and plagiarism. Widespread outrage within First Nations and artistic communities resulted in the cancellation of her upcoming exhibition. To make matters worse, a video was released where … Continue reading

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Runes

“The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.“  Marcel Proust In 1983, my boyfriend gave me a set of Viking Runes. By that time we were a few years into our relationship, and … Continue reading

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Naked Truths

Thinking, feeling, seeing newness in oldness, beauty in a soul laid bare, freedom to embrace it all. WHAT IS IT about old daguerreotypes, ambrotypes (collodion positives), and tintypes that still fascinates us nearly two hundred years after they were invented and replaced by … Continue reading

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