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Plank Piece, 1973Charles Ray
“Ray was part of a wave of artists during the 1970s who addressed sculpture as an activity rather than as an object. In the iconic two-part photographic work Plank Piece the artist documents the use of his own body as the sculptural component. The static photograph belies the performative nature of the activity presented. Contrived through a complex balance between weight and gravity the artist suspended his body using only a plank of wood, creating a minimal, graphic image that is at once humorous and unsettling.”

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Geoff McFetridge
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there’s always those neighbour countries that sort of hate each other like new zealand and australia, britain and france, the rest of the world and america


Mugu, one of the poorest districts in Nepal, doesn’t have a single football stadium. But it does have a star football player as revered as Argentina’s famous son Lionel Messi – and she happens to be a girl.
Sunakali and her team were welcomed home there after winning the women’s national football tournament as if they had won the World Cup in Brazil, reported Mysansar, a popular Nepalese blog.
The young women left their mountainous district for the first time to compete in the tournament in Kailali, a journey of hundreds of kilometers. They walked two days to reach the airstrip, and travelled in a plane, rickshaw and bullock cart for the very first time in their lives. There are no direct roads between Kailali and Mugu, and the ones that do exist are in poor condition.
At the tournament, the Mugu team played with Badikhel Team of Lalitpur district, Baliya Team of Kailali and Team Patharaiya before meeting with Team Tikapur in the finals. Team Mugu won and Sunakali was named the best striker.
It was an impressive achievement for many reasons, including the fact that the young women were only introduced to the sport in 2011. In Mugu, the average life expectancy is reported to be 47 years, with men at 49 and women at 39. Nearly two-thirds of girls aged 15 to 19 are married, and female literacy rate stands at 9 percent. 
When the victorious team returned, locals met them at the airstrip chanting, “Sunakali, like Messi!” Horses were arranged for the young women to ride back to the village, an honor in Mugu where it is unusual for women to ride the animals. 

This Young Woman Footballer Is More Popular Than Messi in Her Remote Village in Nepal
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Mango & red pepper orzo salad / Recipe

~   "Why Don’t the Unemployed Get Off Their Couches?" and Eight Other Critical Questions for Americans (via seriouslyamerica)
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Catalogue / shot by Mathieu missiaen
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I had my boyfriend who smokes use matches for a few days instead of a lighter and record the date and time and whatever he was thinking about while smoking. 
It’s funny that he quit smoking a few weeks after this project. 

that’s amazing dude
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i am so scared of the generation of young boys fed on a steady diet of violent internet porn growing up and becoming influential and prevalent


"i don’t support feminism because i don’t hate men"



Hey tumblr friends. If you’re ever in Paris and want to meet me, please tell me!! Chances are I’ll be around and we can eat banana smoothies together. I’m meeting my friend jessetaylorkoechling (shadowscasted) in one hour :D We’re going to look at some art galleries and then we’ll have a walk through a cemetery (lovely :p).

One day I’ll travel the world and go from tumblr friend to tumblr friend without ever needing to stay in a hotel. I’m making it one of my life goals.

That’s a great idea! I have no plans to go to Paris yet, but you’re welcome in the Netherlands.


Our milkshakes bring all the swipe rights to the yard… Insta: tindafella #tinder #tindafella #single #gotmilk  #shivermetinder

This is too fun
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