diaspora /dʌɪˈasp(ə)rə/

"The dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland." "Scattered. That's a good way to describe the people who belong to a diaspora. Different places, different directions. Can be visually pictured as tiny dots all over the globe. Some dots move regularly, others have been still for a while. In some places and… Continue reading diaspora /dʌɪˈasp(ə)rə/

Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 4. rebirth /riːˈbəːθ/

"the process of being reincarnated or born again. / a period of new life, growth, or activity; a revival." "Irresponsibility often lies behind destruction, hence reconstruction often requires a sense of responsibility. Yet, the later isn't always owned by those who caused the problem, who led to the ruins to be dealt with. Maybe because of… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 4. rebirth /riːˈbəːθ/

Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 3. Artist Is Not Just a Professional Title

It is tough for me to consider myself an artist, even if I do artistic work on my free time. As much as I'm supportive of people who pursue full-time artistic careers, either through higher education or employment, I know that could never be me. Thus, I don't want to appropriate the title. Now, why… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 3. Artist Is Not Just a Professional Title

Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 2. vintage/ˈvɪntɪdʒ/

"denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind." "Ndar looks like a town stuck in timeless time, totally up-to-date, though still how it always was. Its buildings are full of colour and pastel tones, with detailed embellishments and classical styles. Just marvellous, makes you feel like if you… Continue reading Waaw Open Residency in Ndar: Part 2. vintage/ˈvɪntɪdʒ/

Ignorance Is Innate But Keeping It Is A Choice

In the past couple of days  I have seen an enormous amount of  xenophobic, Islamophobic, racist comments on the Internet, from people like politicians trying to push their agendas, to teenagers with too much free time and no knowledge of history and geography. Normally I get angry and argue with people, trying to prove and… Continue reading Ignorance Is Innate But Keeping It Is A Choice