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I, Anime — Spark Magazine

June 12, 2019 — Feature

Anime (/ˈænɪmeɪ/) — A medium of typically Japanese animation spanning a variety of different genres and targeting various demographics. Its’ exact definition is a subject of much debate — reigning in conversations about Orientalism, elitism and Western condescension.

Manga (/ˈmæŋɡə/ ) —  That but a book.

This is a confession.

I love anime. You wouldn’t know that about me because generally, I know how to market myself.

But today, I am showing my hand. […]

 
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DIVE SLATE 87 - SPARK MAGAZINE

May 10, 2019 — Poem

Three men toiled

The hanged man smiled

Tantalus took his first drink

The third? The third got out.

 

Designer Sulhee Kim profile — Matrix magazine

May 10, 2019 — Profile

“Your daughter changed our uniform again! This is not appropriate." Sulhee Kim’s mother was used to calls home from school administrators. Her then middle-school-aged daughter frequently found herself in her teachers’ offices back in Korea. On this day, Sulhee had come to school without the standard issue knee socks, and she had made some adjustments to the main garment.

“The skirt was really long, I hated it,” Sulhee says. With that in mind, the now 23-year-old designer took a pair of scissors and made the necessary cuts to the uniform. […]