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This Week in Links: Subverting stereotypes, and real Korean cooking

Elizabeth Gabrielle Lee‘s latest photobook, XING, mimics and subverts stereotypes about east and south-east Asian women. She notes that

“The association between sex, sexuality and Asian women is almost inseparable – that’s not to say that it is wrong to consider Asian women as an attractive being, but it is more so the lack of agency that the Asian female is devoid of.”

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This Week In Links

The Language of Photography

Images constantly surround us. We are bombarded by them, from the internet, the news, billboards, and our society’s obsession with selfies. There’s no escaping them. This may sound negative, but there are silver linings to this significant rise in images and photography. 569 more words


An exciting read

A reader posted this review of Casanova on the US kindle page.

“I usually read to savour the book, but every time I wanted to slow down it got more exciting.

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White Lotus Interactive Shares Update On "XING: The Land Beyond"

Remember XING: The Land Beyond? It was one of an early announced title for VR (according to its web site, the game was kickstarted in March 2013), and there hasn’t been any new major update these months from its developer… 371 more words

HTC Vive

Another 5-star review

Things are never what they seem.

I stayed up way past bedtime to finish this thriller. I liked it a lot. British Special Forces soldier is let go but then hired by the intelligence service who want him to bump off a threat to national security.

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A great thriller

A reader posted this review at Amazon UK.

I’d never read any of Mark Arundel’s books and only got this one because it was free but once I started reading it I just could not put it down.

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Old friends

Codename File No. 4 is underway, and although I’m only a short way in, it’s good to be back among old friends. Xing, Charlotte Miller, and Stephen Bradshaw have all laid out the writer’s “welcome” mat, and it feels like… 72 more words