Author: Joelle

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Can A Blog Make People Happy?

In late October 2012, I enrolled in the 6-week course Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization with Alberto Cairo, an internationally renowned expert in the field. The course is offered...

The First Naked Man In Advertising

Sex and nudity have been used in advertising to sell products since the medium’s beginning. But while the female nude was largely common, the male nude didn’t appear until 1967....

Bodies The Exhibition

65 Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

Seeing the Bodies…The Exhibition in New York last November reminded me of how fascinating the body I inhabit is. Featuring over 200 actual human bodies and specimens, meticulously dissected and...

Soul And Skin

In search for a human connection, we lay our souls bare only to find that people’s interest in us is only skin-deep.  

Can Your Memory Fit In A Chest Of Drawers?

If I had the choice of taking a piece from the New York Museum of Modern Art‘s collection, it would be this chest of drawers made by Dutch designer Tejo Remy in...

Typefaces at MoMA

A Look At Typography’s Digital Phase

One of my favorite galleries at the New York Museum of Modern Art were the Architecture and Design galleries. When I visited the Museum in late November 2011, there was...

Lunar Sentence II

When The Moon Speaks

The New York Museum of Modern Art recently acquired Leandro Katz’s 1978/1979 lunar photography (gelatin silver prints), through which he created an alphabet and a message. The decoded sentence reads, “When...

How To Be Suited For Subversion

Suited for Subversion – 2002 Nylon-reinforced PVC, padding, speaker, and pulse reader Ralph Borland South African, born 1974 Exhibited at the New York Museum of Modern Art, this civil-disobedience suit,...