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Elysha O’Brien calls herself a “Mexican white girl.” Not just because of her ethnically ambiguous appearance, she says, but also because she can’t speak Spanish. Fearing their children would experience discrimination if they spoke Spanish, her parents chose not to teach them their native tongue.
Photo: Courtesy of the O’Brien family
David Foster Wallace was like, Art must be sincere! We must use every tool in the linguistic toolbox to cut through sentiment and dishonest cliche and build fresh ways to reveal the power and reality of unironized emotion.
And Mister Rogers was like, Basically the same thing, but without any shame or pretense or fear of sincerity.
“ The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep. ”
Fanar, Tornado Tower, that Corniche teapot and more! We think it’s pretty nifty…
“ You are, at once, both the quiet and the confusion of my heart. ”
“ In truth, you like the pain. You like it because you believe you deserve it. ”
My final advanced videography project!
Kinetic typography of a monologue from Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Music is from the song Lost at the Zoo by Goddamn Electric Bill.
Made using Adobe AfterEffects.
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