Perfume Bottles, Boats, and Shrunken Heads in a Museum of Everyday Objects

Hyperallergic, June 2016

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I wrote about my dreamy and disorienting visit to the unique and bizarre Pitt Rivers Museum.

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It’s Okay to Giggle at the Clown Funeral

Atlas Obscura, February 2016

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On the first Sunday in February, a funeral took place at All Saints Church in Haggerston, North London. At the beginning of the proceedings, clowns entered the church anarchically, causing a ruckus, poking people with puppets, and brandishing balloon animals. This was to be expected, for the occasion was the Grimaldi Service—London’s annual clown funeral.

An Exhibition to Mark the Canonization of Saint Bowie

Hyperallergic, March 2016

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There has been a David Bowie-shaped void in the souls of many since January 10. His death has affected so many worlds — music, film, art, fashion. For those who still need to share their feelings and fandom with others, you can mourn amid some vivid visual tributes at the Stephen Romano Gallery in Brooklyn.