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The singular art of the self-portrait

Russian artist Uldus Bakhtiozina, who has gained attention for her surreal, staged portraits, breaks down the magic of self-portraiture in our selfie-saturated time.

It was only in 2013 that the Oxford English Dictionary named “selfie” the… 1,347 more words

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My Younger Sister is a Future Cosplayer?

Hi! My younger sister is making me so happy as an anime fan lately. Some months ago, I forced my dad to watch Attack on Titan  840 more words

Attack On Titan

Gallery: Papercut poetry

And you thought all that could be done with scissors and a sheet of paper is making snowflakes? Take a look at the spellbindingly intricate tapestries that artist Karen “Bit” Vejle conjures with just her scissors and imagination. 2,009 more words

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How to draw your own selfie — using your personal data

Designer Giorgia Lupi wants to change the way we think about data — far from being cold facts and numbers, it can be warm and often flawed. 1,028 more words

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Gallery: Buzzing, moving, multi-tentacled sculptures made out of the stuff of our lives

Artist Shih Chieh Huang teases out the personality from everyday objects by fusing them together into colorful, clamorous creations.

Where others see trash, mundane household items or random electronics components, New York City–based artist (and… 1,633 more words

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Humour as protest strategy

Brilliant read on laughtivism – on humour as protest & counter-protest strategies from NYTimes.

Using the case of counter-protest against white supremacist march in Knoxville, Tennesee in 2007 using word jumbles (“White power? 431 more words

Social Movements

Gallery: Astonishing images of wildlife that can help you raise your own photo game

Want to take pictures that will make people gasp? Photographer David Yarrow shares his advice on how to avoid the played-out and zoom in on the unexpected. 1,522 more words

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