Border disputes never made sense to me. Living all over the world gave me a free floating perception of the world.
What do portraits (and self-portraits) demand of us? Which version of yourself do you want to show the world today, and why?
Most of us cannot go somewhere on the ground where all our people and our perfect lifestyle exist. We must find that psychically — call it our “global niche”.
By putting some distance between me and my center of gravity, I have room to be in a wider orbit around the inner me.
Trying to assimilate to the greeting norms of another culture leaves us bumping heads and stepping on toes.
A global nomad now back in the USA misses the special status of food.
I’m native in the Japanese language and love the country but it took the folk art Etegami to help bridge the divide.
Change is in the air and we’re redefining things we thought we knew. Where we begin and end. If democracy means we have to live with choices we wouldn’t chose.
What comes first, the hybrid self or the hybrid life? Are our most resonant peers made or born?
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