Creative Compressions with Olivia Locher

In the era of Instagram, we are inundated with images – glossy fashion photos, friends, food, landscapes, selfies. An ever-updating feed is a side-life that is never short of new information. The divide between online and real life chaos feels so porous, and my recent decision to move into the sensory overload land of New…

She’s So Cold

I can’t remember the first time I watched Roman Polanski’s film Repulsion, but I do remember those first feelings I had for Catherine Deneuve’s character Carole. She’s a beautiful but detached woman (this would become a typecast for Deneuve) who is repulsed (ding ding ding) by men, and there’s the sense that some past trauma…