Hummingbirds against fires

Published April 05, 2010 | No responses yet
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The animation above is based on illustrations from the Flight of the Hummingbird by Haida Canadian artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas. The story, which is from the parables of the Quechuan people of Ecuador, is about a small yet persistant hummingbird who is determined to save his forest from a fire drop by drop, while other
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Straining into starlight

Published February 21, 2010 | No responses yet
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You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. -Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) The Martyrdom of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Like bees scenting the myrrh and frankincense Of his flesh, bullets congregate around him; Blood honeys at the exit wounds
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Marzieh Ghiasi

A hungry planet

Published April 19, 2009 | No responses yet
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A friend shared this collection in Time a while back, but I stumbled upon them again today. The pictures are by photographer Peter Menzel and are part of the book “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats“. Bhutan, Shingkhey Village — $5.0 Family recipe: Mushroom, cheese and pork       Before coming to university, I never
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Marzieh Ghiasi