Estela Ferrer Raveiro reviews Nocturnal Scene Illusion, an exhibition by Cuban artist Yusnier Mentado. She writes that the artist uses the new technologies of emerging media to recreate “a completely black sky where fireflies or glowworm beetles wander—a metaphor for contemporary frustrations.” Here are excerpts with a link to the full review and interview below: 263 more words
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After a long, exhausting night of travel, Katie and I were pretty wiped out by the time we got to our hotel in Kuala Lumpur. We spent some time recouping then went for a walking tour around our neighborhood with the intention of going to the top of the Petronas towers. 530 more words
That’s what depression feels like.
You think it’ll be different and you’ll get out of bed. Roughly thirty-six hours later: you’ve slept more than you thought possible; you’ve barely eaten; all those intimidating final papers have made so little ground, why bother with saying you made even some progress? 679 more words