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new painting } the other g

I think this is one of my most elaborate and time-consuming Instagram posts yet. For it, I needed to remove a huge three-seater couch and fill my shelves with my 500 polyhedra. Oh, and I needed a life-size self-portrait. No biggy.

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new painting } the eves and thilo

I finished this painting around ten days ago, and instead of photographing myself with it as I usually do with my finished paintings, I wanted to share that fun with a few of the special women in my life. Thanks to my sister Yasmine for thinking about asking her colleague photographer Thilo Mayer to take […]

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square portraits } #2, 3, 4, 5, 6

I have decided to include these  portraits in my upcoming exhibition at CAP. I like their modularity and feel they’ll compliment my polyhedra quite nicely.

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to build a web

My friend Deena introduced me to the coolest photo editing app ever, Image Blender, and I’ve been playing with it ever since. Here are some images and a video I made using the app last night and this morning.

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new painting } notes float

Listen to Fuel to Fire by Agnes Obel }

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new painting } d’s message in her hand

I just got back from London. There, I almost met a man. This man presented me with a beautiful face and an online personality so compatible with mine. And I filled in the rest to create a new muse for myself. He has no idea how much he has inspired me to paint like a curious child […]

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in triplicate } the creation of unoriginal artwork #81

This one is more about the demo than the final product.

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bringing baby to the dark side

It’s Friday. I was inspired. And then baby showed up. I got him into a black turtle neck and we started our little shoot. He was a natural. In fact, he was so ‘Come on, Vogue’ I could hardly keep a straight face. The guy’s a pro, just like his Aunty G.

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for instagram

Every now and then I put a little effort into an Instagram shot. This isn’t perfect, but the thing I like about Instagram is its ‘homemade’ aspect, and I’m a homemade kind of girly. 

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video illustration } one week on

I want to cry. I started this video a week ago. This morning I had twenty seconds. I still have twenty seconds. But my PowerPoint crashed and I lost fifty frames. I want to cry. But I won’t. 

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new video illustration

You know it’s rewarding when you spend six hours doing it and the result is six seconds long. I haven’t done a ‘video’ for ages and as I was driving the other morning, listening to Elbow’s Mirrorball, I started visualizing the song. Of course I have no idea where this will go but I think […]

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secretary } opening night photos by mohammed alkandari

  Listen to Amazed by Poe Finally my brother Mohammed’s long-awaited photos from Secretary opening night. I love that he shoots in black and white, and when he shoots in color it’s always so vibrant. I can’t thank him enough for always being so supportive. Big hug.

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tuesday night, bring your appetites

Thank you, Mo, for working with me on this. My brother.

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four sketches for anna

Anna, for you and your wonderful distractions. Thanks for the song that made me dance and a story that nearly made me cry. Gorillaz, O’ Green World

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