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Juliana Castro Varón

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Juliana Castro Varón is an award-winning Colombian designer interested in design ethics, internet freedom, media theory, and language. Juliana is a Fulbright scholarship recipient and the founder of Cita Press, an open-access design project publishing feminist books.
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The Heart and the Bottle
Oliver Jeffers - 2010-03-04
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Once there was a girl whose life was filled with all the wonder of the world around her. Then one day something occurred that caused the girl to take her heart and put it in a safe place.However, after that it seemed that more things were empty than before. Would she know when and how to get her heart back?...
Juliana Castro Varón
@austinkleon Oliver Jeffers’ The Heart and the Bottle. It’s a children’s book, also for adults. It’s beautiful and deep and sutil.      source
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All About Love
New Visions
Bell Hooks - 2018-01-30
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"The word "love" is most often defined as a noun, yet...we would all love better if we used it as a verb," writes bell hooks as she comes out fighting and on fire in All About Love. Here, at her most provocative and intensely personal, the renowned scholar, cultural critic, and feminist skewers our view of love as romance. In its place she offers a...
Juliana Castro Varón
@the_jennitaur @jessicahelfand @jiatolentino 8. All about love by Bell Hooks. Essay. The first book I read this year, after a recommendation of an already then ex. Heartbreaking, but good for those open to the challenge. A book about psychology, self-respect, feminism, and care.      source
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How to Do Nothing
Resisting the Attention Economy
Jenny Odell - 2019-04-09
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This thrilling critique of the forces vying for our attention re-defines what we think of as productivity, shows us a new way to connect with our environment and reveals all that we’ve been too distracted to see about our selves and our world.When the technologies we use every day collapse our experiences into 24/7 availability, platforms for perso...
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Favorite books read in 2019 🧵 1. How to do nothing by @the_jennitaur. Essay, beautifully written. Not a book about working less, but about understanding why we do, our relationship with technology, choosing how/what to attend to, and the politics of all of that. Also, birds.      source