Brandeis generously shares deep self-reflection, openly and unselfconsciously
, without wallowing or seeking pity.
Today, from her studios in New York and Los Angeles, she manipulates light to create fixtures that are as emotive as they are physically transformative--objects imbibed with their own history and meaning, often unselfconsciously
so, that give color and texture and depth to the world around them.
The early scenes do have some interest, if only for the glimpses of a different America; it's intriguing seeing families who pray unselfconsciously
, or the way Mack's wife stays behind when her husband accompanies the cops to the place where their daughter's body has been found (a Disney heroine would've led the charge).
The narrative also unselfconsciously
portrays organizers' abiding concern with "tone" and "branding"--the felt need to soothe the mainstream so as not to upset undecided and middle-of-the-road voters, and the embrace of a homogeneous and conservative version of LG(BT) identity and rights mirrored in the narrowing of agenda to a single-issue focus.
Thousands of years ago, boys rubbed flint together over bunches of dried grass to make fire, and probably, as they did so, they hummed, or warbled unselfconsciously
, enjoying the warm vibrations in their throats; whether their fathers told them to stop it's impossible to know, but I can imagine a better dad than me coming up behind a singing son, his face aflicker with firelight, and gently cupping a hand over his progeny's mouth, then raising a finger to his own, and--because words haven't yet been invented--pointing to his ear, and then they both hear it: a wail, a cry, the song of some distant beast who, now that night has come, is looking to slake its hunger, so get that fire going, get those flames higher, and as for singing, maybe it's best if you don't make a sound.
com) with an unselfconsciously
British hymn to the "oasis in the sea of tarmac" (yes, really) that is your common roundabout.
Especially when seen in person, the works, not least Plegaria Muda, have a monumental quality, in which many lives seem to be subsumed into a larger pattern, and they also deliberately evoke a sense of what is lost or threatened 'every time a violent act takes place'--an essential humanity that Salcedo unselfconsciously
indicates for me with a wave at the Vivaldi emanating from the hotel speakers near where we are sitting (What kind of humanity?
Only this time, amid the broodiness, there's a flash of playfulness, expressed in the form of an unapologetically joyful dance sequence amid the hubbub of New York, which sees his character unselfconsciously
weaving in and out of his fellow commuters.
For the girls, when did you last cartwheel unselfconsciously
on a sunny school field or write a pop star's name on your French book, itself covered in wallpaper?
Her earliest recordings fed a host of traditional ballads into the rock vernacular, before she unselfconsciously
introduced Bob Dylan to the world in 1963, beginning a tradition of mutual mentoring that continues to this day.
The book's wide, unselfconsciously
interdisciplinary approach weaves together diverse historical periods and puts into dialogue thinkers and topics normally treated by isolated specialists, for whom this breadth might be discomfiting.
In summing up the group, Gilmore and Donatelli take turns, unselfconsciously
proving their point as they finish each other's sentences.