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Jeeda Shupassi: An artist who escaped war without a passport

Today I met an artist. Not a typical artist, but an artist without belonging. Let me tell the story of Jeeda Shupassi. She was born in Syria with a Palestinian father and Syrian mother. She could not get a passport because of her father’s identity as a refugee. Above that, her father left home whenContinue reading “Jeeda Shupassi: An artist who escaped war without a passport”

Lessons from ‘Friends’ that every twenty-something needs

I was born in the late 1990s, I graduated last year during the pandemic, and I am freaking out. Here’s why: I will be in my mid-20s and still have not achieved something big. All my friends are either working on their Master’s thesis, getting married, divorcing, or working on a HUGE project. Whereas IContinue reading “Lessons from ‘Friends’ that every twenty-something needs”

Self-care: tips for the workaholic

The system we are living in can be quite nerve-wracking. It’s not like we are living in the 1950s or 60s. Let me explain a bit. Before, people seemed to come back home forgetting all about work. Now, when you come back home, work stays with you all night and day long. You worry aboutContinue reading “Self-care: tips for the workaholic”

Welcome to the future: Travel To Singapore!

Though one can dream, the probability of travelling to both near and distant future are very slim. However, regardless of this I have been always interested in time, technology, and travel; this could be down to its emotive nature, it causes feelings of amusement, excitement, fear, and melancholy to all rise to the surface. TravellingContinue reading “Welcome to the future: Travel To Singapore!”

Connecting an audience to an artwork: How can artists evoke emotion in their work?

Many people think of a painting as an abstract concept or an idea on a canvas, and many even think that paintings do not contribute to human lives at all. Art is the silent language; you don’t say anything, but instead you stare, experience, and learn. One of the most common types of painting isContinue reading “Connecting an audience to an artwork: How can artists evoke emotion in their work?”

Money Heist: The Phenomenon Documentary

(SPOILER ALERT!) Money Heist is a Spanish drama series that premiered on Netflix in late 2017 and follows the story of a gang as they come together to attempt to pull off a high stake bank robbery. The series was an instant sensation and had viewers from around the world watching with eager eyes onContinue reading “Money Heist: The Phenomenon Documentary”