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The Anatomy of Passion

WHEN THE BODY FUNCTIONS SPONTANEOUSLY, THAT IS CALLED INSTINCT. WHEN THE SOUL FUNCTIONS SPONTANEOUSLY, THAT IS CALLED INTUITION.” –SHREE RAJNEESH When we are born, we carry the knowledge of divinity within. If you don’t believe […]

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Black Canvas: Once upon a Braid

You can only understand your journey from the perspective of your future self. When you’re living in the present there’s way too much noise.

I don’t remember where this journey began; all I know is I found myself one day trapped inside this body, trying to make sense of the world around me.

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The Future: What if we were brave enough to care?

What’s happening to the world?  Where are we headed? I had never felt so concerned in regards to the current state of the planet, specially when it comes to politics: I don’t understand how this became […]

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Don’t be afraid of the dark

One of my earliest childhood memories is my five year old self coming back from school, and entering into my mothers dark room, at the end of a very long corridor. I would always open […]

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Mirror Conversations //Chapter I: Unbraided

‘Mirror conversations’ are a series of videos where I explore the intimate relationship we have to mirrors. I hold a complicated relationship with the girl that lives there. I can’t hide anything from her staring eyes.

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On building a successful gallery; a conversation with Lexing Zhang from Art Lexing

For me fashion is a lot more about art, than about clothes. In this very special conversation with Lexing Zhang we explore the different situations that led her to create Art Lexing, a very special […]

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Who made my clothes?

Change often begins silently, followed by events that seem unimportant; for example, you wake up one morning and have breakfast. You kiss your kids good-bye, and head over to work like you do everyday, and […]

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To all the women of my life on International Women’s Day

This year has been quite interesting. Terrible catastrophes like the Parkland Shooting, and unbearable situations that had become the norm (Me Too Movement), are leading an evolution on our culture. We are finally realizing we […]

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On balance, and vertigo

Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’, must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No. Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It’s the voice of the emptiness below us […]

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The Surrealism of Catastrophe: Hurricane Irma

We read daily stories regarding natural disasters, war, or dictatorships and see them as something so distant. It’s the first time I live a natural disaster of this kind, and I was pretty impressed by […]