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Johanna Mårtensson- Metaphoric Decay
Titillating Photography

Johanna Mårtensson- Metaphoric Decay

I stumbled upon this remarkable Swedish set designer and photographer while doing my causal stroll through the internet. I was spellbound by her photo series of a breaded cityscape, slowly succumbing to the irreversible increase of entropy. Johanna Mårtensson, didn’t just capture all the fun in fungus but a metaphor for what the universe does in … Continue reading

Aperture Film Festival
World

Aperture Film Festival

John Steinbeck so eloquently said, “Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man will never lead to hate, and almost always leads to love.” There are many avenues an individual could take in order to cultivate such an understanding about his/her earthly comrades – Aperture Film … Continue reading

Crash Course- World History Without The Zzz’s
History / Insightful News

Crash Course- World History Without The Zzz’s

Crash Course is a YouTube channel featuring short, fast-paced video lessons about World History. Videos move very quickly, almost frantically at times, making them seem more like entertaining overviews of these topics than serious lessons. The series is narrated by the humorous and witty entrepreneur and author John Green. The first episode investigates the ‘Dawn of Human Civilisation,’ … Continue reading

Syria: The Reckoning
History

Syria: The Reckoning

Since its independence from France in 1946, Syria has been rocked by periods of political instability. As the colonial hold of the great powers began to fade and the region witnessing a wave of Arab nationalism, which shifted Syria through a succession of military coups; until finally in 1970, Hafez al-Assad, an ambitious minister of defence seizes … Continue reading