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Am I A Girl? and the weird world of Poppy

As macabre as she is, I’ve been transfixed with Poppy since someone sent me the link to a 28 second video clip of her bleeding from the mouth layered with ambient music and unusually high production ...
remembrance

The poppy is not a symbol of war

Symbols are snowballs that gather up meaning as they roll through the social consciousness, gaining connotations and connections to concepts and ideas and discourses they were never meant to. The pop...
Credit: The Brock Press/Brittany Brooks

The simple root of remembrance

  The simple root of remembrance. Each year, Remembrance Day can be framed in a new way or considered from a different perspective in the time since the previous one. In 1933, it was the white p...

What’s in a colour?

A midst the sea of red poppies that are worn throughout the month of November and even the remainder of the calendar, this year you may have noticed a surge in use of the white poppy. It follows the ...