— kevin kumashiro (via charke105)
Miriam Makeba, legendary South African singer & civil rights activist.
I guess Orientalism is coming back.
“Chinese Whispers” will primarily examine how eastward-looking Westerners have understood, misunderstood, and appropriated Chinese culture in an exchange that Bolton likens to a complicated game of telephone (which the British call “Chinese whispers”)
This is a v. bad idea.
Racism is always a bad idea
AMEN, Racism is always bad.
Robin Williams was a genius, but he was also a dedicated craftsman who explored how an actor could express character through movement. Join me in honoring this tiny facet of his work.
— C.R. (via awelltraveledwoman)
Our first exhibition, November 14th at Erikson Clock
P A N D R O G E N Y | Experiments in Identity
In a deconstruction of differences to establish a system of unified similarities, PANDROGENY is a series of experiments in identity. A collection of artifacts in the form of film, objects and sculptural performance.
The exhibition runs through Sunday, November 30th.
Gallery Hours: Sat. 5pm-8pm, Sun. 2pm-6pm and by appointment
Presented by The Goat Farm Arts Center
Full event details here:https://www.facebook.com/events/626253760836629/
Hairy little creature, getting dust everywhere… I’m cat-sitting. She likes lounging in cardboard boxes, and demanding belly scratches. Like every other flower in my mother’s garden, every third East Asian girl I meet or see on television, and, well, my sister, her name is Lily. I swiffer, furiously, to keep up with her.
"It says ‘in god we trust’ on our money. It says ‘in god we trust’ above the judges bench in a court room. In a court of law, where you have to put your hand on a bible, the christian bible. It’s not my bible. I mean, if I tell the truth it’s because I tell the truth. Not because I put my hand on a book and made a wish. That’s fucking crazy" (x)
The palms of my hands have always been soft and slippery — no matter how many times I wiped them dry against my t-shirt, they sweated profusely when holding hands with equally sweaty-palmed boys, when attempting to catch a dirty basketball in gym, and when trying to propel myself on the monkey…