learn how to make a PAROL by PCE’s Culture Coordinator!! =)
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Chinese artist Dong Hong-Oai used a style known as pictorialism to create incredible photographs that look like traditional Chinese paintings. Pictorialism in general refers to a style in which the photographer has somehow manipulated what would otherwise be a straightforward photograph as a means of “creating” an image rather than simply recording it.
Founder of a free school for slum children Rajesh Kumar Sharma, second from right, and Laxmi Chandra, right, write on black boards, painted on a building wall, at a free school run under a metro bridge in New Delhi, India. At least 30 children living in the nearby slums have been receiving free education from this school for the last three years.
(via mintxo)Source: politics-war
Meanwhile In Saudi Arabia of the Day: Looks like Ikea is in a bit of a hot mess: Eagle-eyed editors at the Swedish edition of Metro noticed something peculiar about Ikea’s latest Saudi Arabia catalog — all the women have been Photoshopped out.
Ikea has apologized, saying “We should have reacted and realized that excluding women from the Saudi Arabian version of the catalog is in conflict with the Ikea Group values.”
Nevertheless, Swedish trade minister Ewa Bjorling makes a good point: Try as the Saudis might, “you can’t delete women from society.”
Source: drzzlLiving through disruptive times, our family had to move thrice. On September 21, 1969, Sau Ping once again took the children to emigrate to San Francisco. At Easter 1970, we went on a trip to Sacramento and took this in front of the Capitol Building for remembrance.- Yee-Fat, Mexico City, Summer 1970
I’m often greeted with suspicion when I reveal to people that I’m Chinese. My last name “Luis” is the stamp left on my lineage when my grandfather & great-grandfather moved to Mexico City decades before the rest of my family settled in San Francisco.
My dad uncovered this bit of family history a couple of weeks ago. Consider it real-life Instagram.