"In Shakespeare's Othello the binary of lightness and darkness parallel notions of the 'ideal' and the 'other.'"
“Dilma Rousseff’s public persona as head of state threatened traditional values. Thus, her impeachment was a twofold attack from the Right.”
"The lighting by the water is unrivaled, making it ideal for portraiture. My series of photos became about the joy and happiness that the water brings people."
"The human mind is hardwired to see patterns and connections where they otherwise would not exist. Faces are one of the images that our mind most automatically construes out of irrelevant and nondescript objects, so much so that two dashes and a curve or a parking meter can easily resemble a smiley face."
A portrait of a poet who was imprisoned in a Soviet labor camp and went on to become a leading figure in contemporary Latvian literature.
“What are the effects of the uninterrupted digital gaze on living, breathing humans in scroll culture?”
Mosaic uses its platform not as a misguided appeal to younger audiences, but as a conceptual way of exploring the thematic idea at the core of the show.
"Both a tool to control light conditions and a sculptural element meant to evoke a cloud, the screen is not only an artistic tool but a means of mitigating the environment—a sort of skin between the occupant and the solar conditions."
"I’ve been struck by lightning nine times, won the lottery seven times and bowled a perfect three hundred more times than I care to remember."
“Othello, no matter how respected or how much he can claim the privileges of whiteness, cannot escape his blackness.”
"On this disk, the Beatles have become made of dinosaur bones, and their sounds will play again and again up to the end."
"While some submitted to a fate of rereading, others went online to quench their burning thirst for more of Harry's adventures and take part in the tradition of fan fiction."
"I’ve replayed in my mind Suzanne’s death. I wasn’t there, and the details as they’ve been told to me get conflated, but that doesn’t stop me from seeing them over and over again."
"In the bathroom of a house party, Najah finds her best friend Cas hiding and tells him about her true feelings. It doesn’t exactly go how either of them expected."