Understanding emotions

Understanding emotions
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“So what are emotions, really? Well, strap on your seat belt, because … emotions are guesses. They are guesses that your brain constructs in the moment where...

Gili Day

Gili Day
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Gili means island. Near Lombok, in East Indonesia, there are 3 small islands on the the Wallace Line channel, called Gilis in short. No car nor motorbikes. D...

Better conversation

Better conversation
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“Go out, talk to people, listen to people…” Celeste Headlee says. “And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.”

Wisdom of mud buildings

Wisdom of mud buildings
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“There are a lot of resources given by nature for free, all we need is our sensitivity to see them and our creativity to use them,” says architect Anna Herin...

Hallucinating all the time

Hallucinating all the time
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“We’re all hallucinating all the time, including right now. It’s just that when we agree about our hallucinations, we call that reality.”

Don’t believe in beliefs

Don’t believe in beliefs
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Don’t believe in beliefs. When mystery presents itself people want answers. And when there are none, they cling to beliefs. As the function of a belief is to...

Perception deceives us

Perception deceives us
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Our perception deceives us. We awake in the morning feeling still, as we look out the window to see a tiny looking sun rising in the sky. We walk outside and...

Treasures of Meaning

Treasures of Meaning
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The concept of meaning starts with emptiness. It is like an empty bowl. You may fill an empty bowl with whatever you may wish – whether it be rice, fruit or ...

The cow is not your mom

The cow is not your mom
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Rarely you find witty sharp humor, meaningful content and globally important issues all included into an artist work. Melinda Hegedus has definitely somethin...

Eat Cartoons

Eat Cartoons
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What’s triggering our food choices? It’s imagination for sure. We imagine the taste, the feeling, the effect of the food we are about to put in our mouth. Bu...

Bali Chinese rooster

Bali Chinese rooster
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The year of the Rooster just started with the traditional festivities that the Balinese Chinese community celebrate with lots of incenses and the Barongsai d...

Women, flowers and dances

Women, flowers and dances
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An head full of flowers carefully prepared in the shape of an headdress.

An Atlas of Mirrors

An Atlas of Mirrors
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Part of Singapore Biennale 2016, An Atlas of Mirrors presents contemporary artworks by more than 60 artists and art collectives from Southeast Asia, and East...

Bloody Gourmet

Bloody Gourmet
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What we eat is completely related to the culture in which we grow up. Few reflect on the impact that our diet may have on the planet or on other living creat...

Old and happy

Old and happy
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Why is it that many old people in western societies look all but happy? Has it to do with separation and loneliness? Is it the price to pay for what they cal...