"The discussion of aesthetics and ethics in Nabokov’s Lolita is evidently a controversial one, seeing as the book continues to be regarded as a noteworthy work, yet some find its content simply too appalling to be enjoyable."
A series of photographs that invite the viewer into empty space, "to wander, creating a myriad of diverse narratives."
How did trance-possession, an act traditionally praised for its practical utility and transcendent powers across sub-Saharan Africa, come to epitomize heresy?
First it was the chain stores. Dunkin’ Donuts bought out Sal’s. But that was happening to mom-and-pop stores across the country. Not ideal, but what do you expect nowadays? Then it was the people who swooped in and claimed to save the diner on the corner from closing. Now the only pierogies I can get are filled with avocado and salmon and some kind of berry I can’t pronounce.
Seen in light of the modern concept of “self-care” through escape, the first chapter of Moby Dick offers a powerful commentary on mental health.
A series of photographs that include cinematic elements, including lighting, format, composition, and creative methods.
A sculptural work that explores the interweaving of microbial and macroscopic worldings, "Polyzome" consists of a hand-blown glass ellipsoid containing a microbial polyculture native gathered from the New York City microbiome resting atop a white perforated clay tower, housing grasses.
Apparently, women only had one shot at innocence and overall agency, and Eve had already thrown it away.
Some point down the line, an awareness manifested that I was not a part of the American ideal, or rather, that something bigger believed that I was not a part of the American ideal.
Is Director Alex Garland aware of how he abuses Kyoko and the impressions that the abuse leaves in the viewer?
Like a banner at a rally, or a poster advocating for revolution, the art created by the Yoruba people is meant to have life and to be used, whether that function is practical, didactic, ritual, or all of the above.