Yuriko Tsumura

A tribute to my Mother

My mother, like a lot of second-generation Tsinoys, was raised in a very conservative Chinese household, where one of the basic tenets of Neo-Confucian philosophy is absolute obedience to one’s parents. My mother, a dutiful daughter, followed this tradition, though it is one that was observed willingly. It is tradition after all, and to her …

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Reclaiming the gaze

In January, Celine Medina and I planned a shoot around the female gaze. Celine is a photographer who I met on Twitter. She had placed an open call for collaborations, so I responded. We then followed each other on Twitter and expressed our mutual desire to work together. We finally met on Feb. 17 to …

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