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Murky Waters

The majority of my work has references to childhood and this relates to my interest in psychoanalytic thinking. I have personally undergone 8 years of intensive psychoanalysis, where I met my psychoanalyst 5 days per week. This often frightens people […]

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Workshop part II

By Eh Khu Hser, born 2000 in Thailand This beautiful and tender piece is a recreation of Eh Khu’s house that her parents built in a refugee camp in Thailand. Born here, Eh Khu lived in a refugee camp all […]

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Workshop part I

A group of 9 women, including Selma, arrived to Sculpture Space for their first scheduled workshop and our work began! The brief was to create a model proposal for a monument or building that they would like to see existing […]

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Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980

I managed to catch the incredible exhibition ‘Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980’ at Moma. The exhibition is thorough, very engaging and well overdue. ‘The architecture that emerged—from International Style skyscrapers to Brutalist “social condensers”—is a manifestation of […]

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World of Thrift Stores

I paid a visit to Madison Bouckville Antique Week. It’s the biggest vintage fair you will see without a doubt. It cannot be covered in a day and people tend to return on more than one of the days during […]

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Trump Visits Utica

Utica has not had a presidential visit since 1952, making Trump’s visit today an exceptionally unique occasion and I am in slight disbelief, as I get ready to protest alongside Utica’s relatively small population. He is to host a fundraiser […]

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Ružnić Market

I woke up this morning feeling restless; I still haven’t found a way in to the Bosnian community. I had started to sense that perhaps they have settled in a particular part of Utica, where all the restaurants seem to […]

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Borders Unfold: Investigating displacement in Utica

Praised as “the town that loves refugees” in a 2005 issue of Refugees, a periodical publication of the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees, Utica appears to be a unique city. From those I have spoken to in the last few […]

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Following threads and talking through walls

I have been struggling with trying to keep the threads of this project together and moving in one direction – not to mention being able to take the outside eye on everything and blog about it. I was reminded that […]

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