Seeing May Not be Believing, But Believing Is Seeing

What happens when you take reality and multiply it, bend it, sculpt it, until a world that is simultaneously familiar and exhilaratingly new stretches before you? Imagine an endless dreamscape that unfurls at your feet as you run; you are moving too quickly to see the details of what is around you, to imagine what … Continue reading Seeing May Not be Believing, But Believing Is Seeing

Folding paper to understand Alzheimer’s

Paper seems to have a life of its own.  From being just the blank canvas on which artists worked to becoming life-size sculptures, paper has undergone many transformations since its origins.  What is most extraordinary is how paper is now being used to understand science; in this case, specifically the genetic basis of Alzheimer’s. Matt … Continue reading Folding paper to understand Alzheimer’s

The Hipster Headdress: A Fashion Faux Pas

Today I read this post on “Native American” style, titled cleverly “Feathers and Fashion: Native American is In Style,” inspired by Native Appropriations’ Tribal Fashion Roundup!. I found that after reading the authors’ opinions, followed by seemingly endless reader comments, I’ve little to suggest that wouldn’t be a summary, paraphrase, or quote of one of … Continue reading The Hipster Headdress: A Fashion Faux Pas

White Noise

For my last entry of the year I’ve decided to switch it up. That’s right, no more random music reviews, musings on movies, or token commentaries on university policies.  This blog post is going to be different (it will actually be about art!).  This post is going to be about one of my favorite (lesser … Continue reading White Noise