Toying with Toy Cameras: Holga 135

Last fall I unearthed a Holga 135 at the flea market. For those not familiar with Holga line, Holga was a line of plastic cameras from China introduced in the 1980s and discontinued in 2015. Created to make film cameras more affordable and accessible, but became famous for their lo-fi aesthetics, light leaks, and ability […]

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Les actrices franรงaises

It’s been a while since I’ve worked on a drawing project! This summer I’m taking French 1010, so I can work on finally finishing my bachelor’s degree. For our final project, we are supposed to write a paper making cultural comparisions between a French speaking country and the United States, and then create art related […]

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I Am Doll Parts

I Am Doll Parts was written in early 2015 as an assignment for a gender studies course. Initially, we were all asked to write papers about our ‘gender journeys’, about what our gender identities mean to us and how these ideas about our identities were formed. From there, we were asked to adapt our essays […]

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My Chirashi Collection Display + My Favorite Chirashi

Chirashi are mini movie posters printed on sturdy paper distributed to advertise films in Japan. Side A has the theatrical poster, while Side B typically features information about the film and photos/other supplemental info. Sometimes there is an entirely different poster on the back. Due to their small size, they are easy to store and […]

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