i need to work on sounding as adventurous as i am. because i can be a very bold person but from my communication style you’d guess i’m just a nice white girl.
- me: i am actually so happy with my life right now for once
- next day: *everything fucks up*
im so tired of people calling themselves ‘humanist’ and ‘equalist’ because ‘they believe in equality’ feminism at its core is the belief in equality you dumb shit bum
"Right now, in almost every river in the world, some 12,000 different species of caddisfly larvae wriggle and crawl through sediment, twigs, and rocks in an attempt to build temporary aquatic cocoons. To do this, the small, slow-moving creatures excrete silk from salivary glands near their mouths which they use like mortar to stick together almost every available material into a cozy tube. A few weeks later a fully developed caddisfly emerges and almost immediately flies away."
Since the 1980s Duprat has been collecting caddisfly larvae from their normal environments and transporting them to aquariums in his studio. There he gently removes their own natural cocoons and puts the larvae in tanks filled with materials such as pearls, beads, opals, turquoise and pieces of 18-karat gold. The insects still do exactly what comes naturally to them, but in doing so they create exquisite gilded sculptures that they temporarily call home. If you saw them out of context, you’d never guess they’d been created insects.