Puppets and Mannequins: Silent Partners (Exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK)

One of my favorite stories by the Sci-Fi writer Ray Bradbury is the one titled Marionettes.Inc. It refers to the old dream of having a clone, a puppet who can replace you in those boring chores of daily life. In … Continue reading

Hair politics: Afro comb and Ellen Galagher

How many days we have looked ourselves in the mirror and thought: “oh my god, this is a bad hair day!”   But where all these ideas come from? Why some hairs are perceived as better than others to the … Continue reading

“Something for the Weekend”: Love and Passion at the Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge)

  On thursday, I went  to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge with my dear friend Alison to have a look on an exciting exhibition on Love and Passion in Japanese Art. Our perambulation through the museum, including a quick peek to my … Continue reading