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Ordinary heroism
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Ordinary heroism

 Maria Fouillette, daughter of a butcher in a French town close to the border with Switzerland, was the mother of two children. Her husband Roger became leader of an anti-Nazi resistance group until he was arrested in 1943.   Sean Sheehan   Roger was brought, shackled and bruised, to his […]

Art of the body
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Art of the body

Mari Katayama, born in 1987 in Japan, is an artist of the body; her own to be exact. She celebrates the life of body and spirit in photographic self-portraits and the embroidering of objects that relate to her body.   Sean Sheehan   Exhibitions of her work have been seen […]