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When we invest in relationships and work in tandem with others our results can seem like magic. Sometimes even black magic.
I’m native in the Japanese language and love the country but it took the folk art Etegami to help bridge the divide.
What do portraits (and self-portraits) demand of us? Which version of yourself do you want to show the world today, and why?
We’re celebrating a full year of camaraderie among cultural creatives, globally mobile progressives, and explorers of identity.
Sometimes this expat has felt like a duplicitous sell-out for socializing with people she normally would not.
Trying to assimilate to the greeting norms of another culture leaves us bumping heads and stepping on toes.
Can grief-illiterate Americans grieve in public — and out loud? Restricting who we talk to about death can cut us off from people unafraid to hear about it, perhaps those even able to console us.
Taboo’s unintended cloaking effect: we banish from our thoughts the most unimaginable human acts, making us blind to them in our midst.
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