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Shaun Tan sparks imagination with <em>Singing Bones</em>

Shaun Tan sparks imagination with Singing Bones

Carina del Rosario December 30, 2016 0

How do you spark someone’s imagination? How do you rouse them from their everyday way of looking at something, to see something both familiar and strange? Shaun Tan can do this. The artist and

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Toronto (& The World) Through the Lens of Tong Lam

Toronto (& The World) Through the Lens of Tong Lam

Carina del Rosario December 29, 2014 0

Artistic commentary on capitalism

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‘Rules of Summer’ brimming with vivid stories, intuitive life lessons

‘Rules of Summer’ brimming with vivid stories, intuitive life lessons

Carina del Rosario December 17, 2014 0

The latest from Shaun Tan

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Nourishment in an Abandoned Landscape

Nourishment in an Abandoned Landscape

Carina del Rosario August 21, 2013 0

At a lecture in Seattle many years ago, photographer Graciela Iturbide talked about the commitment it took to photograph people. For “Images of the Spirit,” (Aperture, 1996), she traveled throughout her native Mexico, often

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Carlos Villa and the Integrity of Spaces

Carina del Rosario August 1, 2012 0

How could this be? After reading “Carlos Villa and the Integrity of Spaces,” edited by American Studies Theodore S. Gonzalves, I was left wondering why, until this collection of writings, there had not been

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Tibet: Culture on the Edge

Tibet: Culture on the Edge

Carina del Rosario May 2, 2012 0

Phil Borges went back to Tibet in 2009, with a plan to continue on the path he had been on. For the last several years, the Mercer Island-based photographer had been working with non-governmental

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Three Views of a Changing China

Carina del Rosario June 16, 2010 Comments Off on Three Views of a Changing China

Even after the Olympics in Beijing, China continues to transform itself at a startling pace, driven by the opening of its economic market to modernize. This trio of books document a turning point in

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Counter-Photography

Carina del Rosario September 16, 2009 1

Photography is most often associated with documentary. Since early experimentations in photography during the 1800s, the camera’s primary advantage over other traditional art has been its ability to capture a moment of real life.

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A Place to Call Home

Carina del Rosario November 15, 1994 0

Peter Wu is taking a break. He has been moving his things into his new room at the NP Hotel and now paper bags filled with dishes, clothes and linens cover his mauve carpet.

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Kip Tokuda wins state legislative bid, Paull Shin loses Congressional try

Carina del Rosario September 15, 1994 0

It was a night of mixed emotions for the Asian American community as primary elections results rolled in with Kip Tokuda winning the Democratic nomination for state representative in the 37th District, position 2,

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