Ruth Halbert: looking, thinking, making
  • artpropelled:

    Samantha Dickie

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  • "Time that withers you will wither me. We will fall like ripe fruit and roll down the grass together. Dear friend, let me lie beside you watching the clouds until the earth covers us and we are gone."
    Jeanette Winterson (via observando)
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  • "It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners."
    Albert Camus (via observando)
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  • "We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk."
    Thomas Moore (via laughing-treees)

    (Source: psych-facts, via unconditionedconsciousness)

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  • askthebrick:

    "You must start right from the beginning, letting your new buildings grow from the daily lives of the people who will live in them, shaping the houses to the measure of the people’s songs, weaving the pattern of a village as if on the village looms, mindful of the trees and the crops that will grow there, respectful to the skyline and humble before the seasons."

    -Hassan Fathy, Architecture for the Poor

    (via catherinewillis)

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  • "

    On getting lost in a book.

    Set adrift
    A life unknown
    Connections form
    Love is sewn.

    Patty Wiseman (via observando)
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  • knitphilia:

    Wayra Sumacc by Raquel Esquives.

    This project deals with menstruations in the life of a woman and its importance in the development of her identity.

    I  approach the subject from the perspective of the female strength within the sensitivity and the coexistence of women with the menstrual cycle.

     This project emerges from the observation of this phenomenon in diverse cultural groups. On the one hand, I come from an urban context, where menstruation is seen as a discomfort in the life of women, as a period of emotional imbalance and where a large variety of products are advertised to relieve its symptoms, so that it has almost become a chronicle disease.
    My investigations have leaded me to finding this same concept in many religious environments of diverse cultures, which make a natural biological cycle looks like a disease or a punishment.

    (via needlesroom)

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  • Vinegar and Oil

    How fragile we are, between the few good moments.

    Coming and going unfinished,
    puzzled by fate,

    like the half-carved relief
    of a fallen donkey, above a church door in Finland.

    ♥LIKE : Jane Hirshfield

    (Source: bibliophiliac-x, via catherinewillis)

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  • cinoh:


    Date:13th centuryGeography:SpainCulture:IslamicMedium:Silk, metal wrapped threadDimensions:Textile: H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) Mount: H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm) W. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm) D. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)Classification:Textiles-Woven

    (via catherinewillis)

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  • Haleh Redjaian | Make the two into one (II), 2012| pencil,watercolor on paper | 28 x 38 cm

    (Source: elardor)

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