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  • American Inspired

    1 comment / Posted on by Regi Partamian

    There is an artificial border that separates Canada from the USA. Otherwise the borderlands natural homogeneity can be seen as a metaphor, constantly being exploited and interpreted to appease different world views. This nebulous affirmation sounds like the opening statement of a controversial geopolitical essay. I dare not stray on that path. Instead I shall realign myself and explain a more fitting interpretation of the homogeneity metaphor. What I mean by this is simply that we are influenced by our neighbours from the South in making our jewelry pieces.

     

    America is so close. I personally have walked across the border twice, in the gaze of bewildered security guards. Because of the proximity, there is a lot of interactions. It’s only normal that Canadians and Americans are influenced by one another.  And in our day and age, the interactions have crossed from the physical to the virtual. Take from the radio, to the TV and now the Internet, this influence permeates us deep into our psyche. As I have shown in the last  Read more

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