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LABA Resident Scholar Ruby Namdar on OTHER

LABA Resident Scholar Ruby Namdar on OTHER Otherness, the mirror in front of which the self is defined, comes in many forms and shades. The most obvious circles of Otherness are the socially defined ones: species, race, religion, ethnicity, the relationship to minorities and misfits within one’s own society. Otherness...

THIS IS WHY WE NEED TO LOOK AT THE MOON

BY ANDY TEIRSTEIN  When I was a kid, I remember walking down the street, peering up at the full moon, and feeling a secret connection. It woke something in me, a kind of truth in nature, a relationship. Years later, sleeping on a mountain in Maine or in canyons out...

Not Even God Has Work/Life Balance

Benjamin Kamine looks at how God spends the day and whether leisure is really possible for creators. Unlike most people, I am not particularly bothered by my lack of work/life balance. I find myself frustrated by the idea. It suggests that there is this thing called work and this thing...