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Smoking Kids A YouTube video of a chainsmoking Indonesian toddler inspired me to create this series, “Smoking Kids”. The video highlighted the cultural differences between the east and west, and questioned notions of smoking being a mainly adult activity. Adult smokers are the societal norm, so I wanted to isolate the viewer’s focus upon the […]
Guolizhuang Penis Restaurant A waitress displays a plate of animal penises and testis at the Guolizhuang Penis Restaurant on September 7, 2007 in Beijing, China. The restaurant offers more than 30 types of animal-penis dishes which can cost from 500 yuan (76.99 USD) up to 90,000 yuan (13,857.67 USD). It is believed that eating […]
Ditology: Finger Icons “Finger Icons” manipulation series by Ditology. Among the characters is a number of historical and contemporary personalities such as Dalai Lama and Jesus Christ. Very nice! Dito Mr. T. Dito Kayan Dito Berlusconi Dito Avatar Dito Steve Jobs Dito Dalai Lama Dito Che Guevara Dito […]
Paper Anatomy By Lisa Nilsson These pieces are made of Japanese mulberry paper and the gilded edges of old books. They are constructed by a technique of rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper called quilling or paper filigree. Quilling was first practiced by Renaissance nuns and monks who are said to have made […]
On June 29, 1792, Neelkanth begins his journey of awakening. Having resolved to embrace the challenges of nature, he leaves his home in the city of Ayodhya. Neelkanth walks alone into the cold stormy night, wearing nothing over his shoulders or under his feet, carrying nothing – no maps, no money, no food – except […]
April 12, 2013 Not the Dogs You’re Looking For Dog buyers in Argentina, beware! Hopeful new dog owners hunting for bargains at La Salada, Argentina’s largest market, are being tricked. In what sounds like a plot out of a popular urban legend, one pooch purchaser, who believed he was getting a bargain on a couple of […]