After someone dies, their image and defining characteristics take on new meaning. The first image I recall when I think of my grandmother is often her hand; I imagine it jumping across the pages of fairy tales she read to me, and sometimes I even slip on her opal ring and imagine myself as her, acting out the rhythmic motions. The idea that part of her continues to live within me is as comforting as it is unsettling; although we longer take Victorian-style ... Read More
BY Intern Sheila J in Artsy on Dec 01, 2009 |
There’s definitely a dearth of women filmmakers. So when you know a film comes out created by women, you know it’s special.
Before Tomorrow is one of these films. It’s written & Directed by Marie-Hélène Cousineau and Madeline Piujuq Ivalu. But not only is it made by Inuit women’s video collective Arnait Video Productions, it tells the tale of a relationship not often portrayed in film: the strong bond between a ... Read More
BY Intern nicole! in General on Nov 10, 2009 |
If I had a living grandmother, I would totally want her to enter the eighth annual "Your Highness Grandmother" Pageant taking place in Brooklyn on November 15th. For this year's pageant, talents range from the typical singing and dancing to performing yoga techniques and playing the accordion. If the thought of grandmother's showcasing their talents doesn't lure you in, the ladies will also be going back in time and will model their most interesting outfits ... Read More