Dancing in the Third Circle: Reciprocity and MEN
Sep23

Dancing in the Third Circle: Reciprocity and MEN

by Annette Wagner, M.A., Managing Editor Lately, I’ve been musing upon the roles of women in culture and what our responsibilities as culture creators means. How does this manifest? What does being a culture creator imply? Weaving into these thoughts is a question that keeps grabbing me – one that is not just TABOO, but almost anathema in some of the circles I move in. The question is this: How do we bring the men along when we shift...

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Dressing Your TABOO, Appropriately
Jul15

Dressing Your TABOO, Appropriately

Dressing Your TABOO, Appropriately by Annette Wagner, M.A.  Taboos restrict and funnel our lives every single day. Think of something  seemingly simple like clothing. Coffee date, job interview, Friday casual – they all bring up images of what’s appropriate to wear. Think of a pair of shiny, red, high heel pumps. Imagine a skin-tight, low cut, black, sleeveless dress. With exposed cleavage. Sultry red lipstick and heavy make-up....

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The Mysterious Mechanisms of TABOO
May22

The Mysterious Mechanisms of TABOO

PRELUDE Before I begin my new adventure as Managing Editor of this glorious magazine, there is something important to be said. Every creative venture needs a sure hand on the wheel as it navigates through Museland and beyond. For the last three years this has been our own Isabella Vickers with her grounded wisdom, gentle laughter, and outrageous writings. Oh, and her paintings! This magazine would not be what it is without you...

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