Never tell only one story

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Never tell one story. Always add a second. That way, the first one won’t fall over. 

Tom Lowenstein, Ancient Land: Sacred Whale: The Inuit Hunt and Its Rituals, London: The Harvill Press, p. xii

Illustration inspired on a South African contemporary textile.

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A story no one knows.

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No one knows the story of tomorrow’s dawn.

Rattray, Ashanti Proverbs (the primitive ethics of a savage people), Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1916, nº 746.
Illustration based on Abbia stones , gambling chips, from Cameroon.