Category Archives: Art

  1. “Fantastic Planet,” A Strange and Mostly Unknown Film

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    August 1, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

    In December of 1973, the New York Times film critic Howard Thompson, known for his pithy critiques, reviewed a rather …
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  2. Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility

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    March 23, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    I recently walked past a broken full-length mirror on the sidewalk in my Bushwick neighborhood, but the image it made …
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  3. Akiko Yosano, In Praise of May

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    March 11, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    It’s day three of my 30-day series dedicated to brave and brilliant female poets.Today’s poet is Akiko Yosano, who was …
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  4. Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I A Woman?

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    March 9, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    This is the first installment of my month-long series showcasing a wonderful piece of poetry by a female poet. I …
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  5. MoMA’s Most Ambitious Project Yet: Ruin Björk For Everyone

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    March 7, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    To many people, including myself, Björk is a mystical, cosmic non-human entity from the future who allures us into her realm …
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  6. Chilly Gonzales: Piano Concerto No. 1

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    January 15, 2013 by Sarojini Seupersad

    It was raining and I was wearing heeled ankle boots. For some reason, my umbrella was leaking heavy, nonrhythmic drops on my …
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  7. People Looking At Things

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    September 7, 2012 by Sarojini Seupersad

    Sometimes I take* photos of things. People, buildings, plants, traffic, whatever or whomever catches my eye. I don’t take photos …
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