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Zygmunt Bauman, the Polish-born sociologist, has some very interesting views on the subject of modernity.
In his view, modernity- which seeks to erase uncertainties and to shuttle the whole of the world into easy categories (most often based on some sort of binary)- has created a situation where people have become increasingly self-reliant and insular, and has forced us to create categories into which we sort the people we know. 1,175 more words
In choosing a nationality for one of the characters in my new book, I had very particular criteria. Without giving anything away, it’s as if the character came from a family of reindeer herders- there are a limited number of countries with indigenous reindeer populations. 1,107 more words
For this project I designed a booklet for a gallery show that included WWI posters. The content for this project was very interesting and I spent more time than necessary going over the images picking which ones I would include. 45 more words