Category Archives: #Inspirations

Streetwise : documentary of the life and lives of teenagers living on the street of Seattle.

  While watching this, I felt my heartbeats go hard… I felt some deep sad feelings, the emptiness, the hole in the heart, yet not understanding. As I was once a “run away” teenager before, this documentary brought me back so much memory about my past that’s hard to remember now. Most of my childhood, teenage Continue Reading »

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“…..Velvet curtains from an old hotel, a threadbare wedding dress and a vintage apron become birds and beasts, looking for new owners and adventures to have.

Storytelling creatures for people who are also a little lost, found and forgotten…”

 

from Mister Finch

 

 

 

 

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By sewing the photograph, a second image is generated on the back that is both a reflection of the front and a completely new image. The two images, combined with the original photograph as a third representation, recall the Buddhist theory that an object exists in many forms and there is no true form. Yoon Ji Seon’s work addresses Buddhist ideology deeply rooted in contemporary Korean society and confronts issues such as plastic surgery and suppression of speech.

 

 

– from Yossi Milo Gallery

 

 

Tying the thread.

Brother & sister of another mother included us in a coming of age ceremony for little Hamir.
The invitation that explains this beautiful tradition courtesy of big Daddy:
‘munja’
– as it is called in marathi – or ‘thread ceremony’ is done when a brahmin boy is about to step into the second of the 4 stages of life set
by the ancient ‘vedas’ (holy books on social and community living).
the second stage is that of a student.
‘munja’
is a ceremony that marks his farewell from his family as he goes to the ashram of his guru to serve & learn from him.
between age 7 & 8 is the time when it is done.
though in modern times it is done according to convenience but…
….surely before marriage….BMBYDCK