All posts by Leaf Jerlefia

Fine Art student from Toronto, Canada studying Criticism & Curatorial Practice. Best known for her collage collection entitled Head in the Sky.

“My Husband Doesn’t Like It.”

Among the many interesting comments heard in the world of retail, this one has to be my favourite: “I’m returning it because my husband doesn’t like it.” And perhaps this blog post will be written from a place of naivety, being that I’m single, unmarried and at the peak of my independence, but it always…

Privacy

In the age social media, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and unlimited access to the past, present and future the internet has a way of tricking us into believing that we have to the right to see everything. In a time when trolls and haters are filling digital spaces, privacy acts as a method of self-preservation.…

Aug 23, 2017

I need to stop crying at work– but God, I’ve been so emotionally preoccupied. As soon as my manager started talking I immediately thought this is another conversation about failure it’s one I’m having with someone else. My manager thought I was hungover from the night before, because my eyes were puffy and like clockwork…

Habits 

It’s interesting how old childhood habits manifest in one’s adulthood. When I was little I would become silent when offended. The silent treatment was my game — often I wouldn’t speak for days until an apology was made.  Now, without intention I fall silent when someone hurts me. I become incredibly pensive: deciphering the nature…