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I’m sitting in the darkroom writing this by hand. My laptop is tied up making new images and my phone, acting as an extension of my laptop’s screen, is sitting in the photo enlarger casting images through the enlarging lens onto light sensitive paper below. By the glow of the darkroom safelight I am an […]

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My family never identified as Creole. We always identified as Black. Creole was an integral aspect of our lives, but we embraced it as a way of life; we didn’t identify as it. As I create this work my thoughts are circling around my Creole ties and notions of bloodlines and legacy.

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Theater Comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan was once accidentally lodged in former president Bill Clinton’s cleavage. “I shook his hand and then someone behind me pushed me so I kind of ended up in his man boobs — this was big Bill Clinton — and I got sort of squished in there,”

Detail: Roses, Convolvulus, Poppies and other flowers in an Urn on a Stone Ledge by Rachel Ruysch

“What is natural?” is the intriguing inquiry surrounding the National Museum of Women in the Arts summer 2015 exhibition, Super Natural. This frustratingly broad question could be answered in a plethora of ways

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The latest Pixar movie follows an 11 year-old girl named Riley, who moves with her family from her childhood home in Minnesota to a dingy apartment in San Francisco. The move makes Riley sad.

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About Bourgeon

Bourgeon is a program of the non-profit Day Eight. Day Eight's mission is to empower individuals and communities to participate in the arts through the production, publication, and promotion of creative projects.

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Publisher - Day Eight
Editors - Robert Bettmann, Daniel Barbiero
Intern: Juliana DeSouza
Bourgeon Bloggers: Kate Kretz, Cem Catbas, Robert Bettmann, Heather Desaulniers