“What makes these objects so evocative for us is that they hold the memories of people, of relationships, of places […]
“We bring things down to size to understand and appreciate them.” In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate the World comes to […]
I recently picked up ‘Why It Does Not Have to be in Focus: Modern Photography Explained” by Jackie Higgens, on […]
I read the novel around November of last year and finally watched the series in full today. This is a review of the series, but I will inevitably be comparing it to the novel throughout.
We begin in Amsterdam in 1686. A young woman, Petronella, has reluctantly agreed to an arranged marriage to a wealthy man in order to have her family's debts paid off. When Petronella arrives at her new home, we meet the strict mistress of the house, Nella's now sister in law, the unmarried Marin, and later in the evening, Nella's aloof and often absent new husband, Johannes, joins the scene.
“This is how I work on patience. This is how I work on dexterity.” Why Miniatures parts 1 through 3, […]
“But the causality of smallness stirs all our senses…” Why Miniatures part 1, can be viewed as an image based […]
I try to promote the authors I work with in any way possible. In this case, that means sharing a […]