The presence of these plastics—familiar and recognisable as consumer items, yet foreign in their post-natural appearances—challenges the ease of use in which we consume and dispose of them. It is astonishing to think that items we have used for a mere day or week or month, continues to exists for decades, centuries, after their disposal.
The Isthmus is a project that was spawned in 2004. It was a story about the administrator of the Panama Canal visiting an indigenous tribe of Indians that lived on a watershed of the Panama Canal that had piqued my interest. That summer I spent 30 days traveling the country.
Go is the oldest continuously played game in the history of our species. Invented in China nearly 3000 years ago, Go is played by approximately fifty million people, mostly in Asia. Exponentially more complex than chess, Go players use abstract strategy to place stones on vacant intersections of a 19×19 board grid while attempting to surround an opponent’s territory.
Iraq and Singapore are separated by a swathe of continent, generation, history and situation which are as different as can be. But fellas here are as particular about sculpting their hair into impressive constructions as the fellas there. Any older man is an uncle (although an older woman in Iraq is not necessarily an aunty). The fullness of a woman’s hair, an equal obsession (don’t even start with the horror that greets unusual hair fall), as is the fairness of her skin.
We are more alike than we know.
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