3 Women or The Three Graces

Since I’ve been writing She and working on the Female Icons project, I’ve literally been drowning in women. An overkill you might think, but actually it’s been a splendid baptism, an exercise in recognizing Eve in all her representational guises. detail of Primavera (The Three Graces), Sandro Botticelli (c. 1482) present location Uffizi Gallery, Florence,…

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Organic Typography

This morning I discovered an apple bearing the letter “O”. It was sitting in the fruit bowl next to a rotting plum with a sticker. Okay, so it’s not the image of Christ or the Virgin Mary, but it *is* a miraculous example of organic typography.

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Google News: searches related to “woman”

I’m in the middle of writing a narrative browsing piece called, She. The work weaves together news stories about different women who are under the media spotlight (some through misfortune and others by choice). For research, I’m constantly trawling online news sources. Out of curiosity, today I queried the word woman in Google news. The…

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Eclectic Tech Carnival in Amsterdam

Dunja as Princess Mononoke De Geuzen spent Tuesday evening in Amsterdam at the Eclectic Tech Carnival. We presented our Female Icons project and turbo fed the icons and impersonators archive. The atmosphere was fantastically rigorous and relaxed (a unique and rare combination). People were presenting projects, learning Ubuntu and converting old hard drives to kitchen…

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