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Recent Artworks

It’s been a long time since I posted my artwork here. That’s because I’ve been lazy and only today got around to scanning and editing the things I’ve finished in the past two months. 37 more words

Personal

The Uncanny

The perpetual queue. The benevolent stare. The enchanting freckles.
The city of joy. The yellow cab. The savory delights.

The small talks. The bigger dreams. The passion within.
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Poems

[Article] Uncanny: a Brief History of a Disturbed Word

Trust me: trying to define the uncanny, whether as a sensation in our lives or as an effect in a short story, is a fool’s errand.

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Articles And Essays

Inter-Uterine Hybridity: cultivating the ‘Unheimliche’ in Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca.

“All night within her womb

The worm lay, till it grew to a serpent”

William Blake, The First Book of Urizen. ll. 347-48.

Daphne du Maurier begins her novel… 6,121 more words

Literature

Why hasn’t an earthquake toppled the Leaning Tower of Pisa?

I’m sure you’ve asked yourself the same question… well, here is the answer….

Basically, it’s all down to the soil:

After studying available seismological, geotechnical and structural information, the research team concluded that the survival of the Tower can be attributed to a phenomenon known as dynamic soil-structure interaction (DSSI).

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Why Is Everyone Sleeping On Adrian Piper's Teenage Doll Paintings?

You know I love dolls. That’s what John Waters snarled at Marion and me when we dragged our favored doll Carol Anne to meet her Uncle John at a book signing at Gagosian’s Upper East Side bookstore. 1,506 more words

Art