At Home in Ikea

My home is a collage of recent and not-so-recent Ikea catalogues. I eat at an Ikea table, sit on Ikea chairs, work at an Ikea desk, arrange my books on Ikea shelves, lounge on an Ikea couch, draw Ikea curtains, and sleep on an Ikea bed. And in this collage, the actual Ikea catalogue sits … Continue reading At Home in Ikea

Brussels Observation #1: Women and the Museums Where They Gather

I recently visited Brussels and a few of its museums. I learned about musical instruments, the history of the Belgian federation, gender and society in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Belgium, sewers and the men who work in them, and the unaccompanied young migrants who arrive in Belgium every day. I often sat in museum caf├ęs to … Continue reading Brussels Observation #1: Women and the Museums Where They Gather