Liu Bolin: Boundless Art of The Invisible Man

Chinese artist Liu Bolin has been disappearing for years now. Using his own body as a canvas, painting himself into the background, Bolin creates scenes that are statements about our relationship to our surrounding world. Bolin is not looking for a way to disappear as an individual but insists on the damages caused by the economic and … Continue reading Liu Bolin: Boundless Art of The Invisible Man

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Science and Media: It’s All Business, Babe.

Recently I have been thinking a lot about the effects that cognitive globalization, the increasing availability of information effortlessly spread via digital media, has on science. Logically, the more easily people can access scientific information, the more likely they are to understand it better and even solve some of the scientific puzzles. However, as frequently happens, business steps in taking advantage of media … Continue reading Science and Media: It’s All Business, Babe.

The Boy Who Was Brought Up As A Girl: David Reimer

When Bruce Reimer was 8 months old, he and his twin brother were diagnosed with phimosis. The were both referred for circumcision. Unfortunately for Bruce, the electric equipment doctors were using for his surgery malfunctioned. The distraught parents took their son to Dr. John Money, a pioneer in the field of sexual development at the … Continue reading The Boy Who Was Brought Up As A Girl: David Reimer