Restraint
Restraint—it’s what elevates us from primal to self-possessed; animalistic to intellectual. Fueled by biological needs and impulses, our instincts are a powerful force to revere, but the transcendence—and subsequent power—of humanity lies in our ability to reason and restrain our compulsions.
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Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down
We have to wonder: if restraint gives us power over ourselves, shouldn’t it be exalted? Isn’t it, after all, humanity’s intellectual super power? And if it is, where did restraint’s reputation get tarnished along the way? In a culture of free love, thought, and being—are we discounting one of the most powerful catalysts of our evolution?
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Dreamweaver
Lala Abaddon
Lala Abaddon's work explores the dual nature of binary relationships with parallels that give shape to their physical existence. In her woven pieces, she integrates various elements into the process, capturing her unique imagery multiple times through a repetitive sequence of traditional analog photographic methods, then arranging the large format prints into precise and deliberate pairings.
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Restraint
Restraint—it’s what elevates us from primal to self-possessed; animalistic to intellectual. Fueled by biological needs and impulses, our instincts are a powerful force to revere, but the transcendence—and subsequent power—of humanity lies in our ability to reason and restrain our compulsions.
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Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down
We have to wonder: if restraint gives us power over ourselves, shouldn’t it be exalted? Isn’t it, after all, humanity’s intellectual super power? And if it is, where did restraint’s reputation get tarnished along the way? In a culture of free love, thought, and being—are we discounting one of the most powerful catalysts of our evolution?
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Dreamweaver
Lala Abaddon
Lala Abaddon's work explores the dual nature of binary relationships with parallels that give shape to their physical existence. In her woven pieces, she integrates various elements into the process, capturing her unique imagery multiple times through a repetitive sequence of traditional analog photographic methods, then arranging the large format prints into precise and deliberate pairings.