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…
— Rachel Maddow. Thursday, Aug. 21st. (via iwriteaboutfeminism)
People are giving Wilson money to thank him for killing an unarmed black teenager. Please report this to GoFundMe, as it violates their Terms of Service and they get 5% of the tens of thousands of dollars being donated. Click to sreport.
This is my message, in case you want to copy and paste:
Your Terms of Service prohibit “items that promote… hate, racial intolerance, or the financial exploitation of a crime.” Take a look at the comments that come with the donations on this page and tell me that doesn’t violate your terms. “Support Officer Wilson” is a thin veil for people rewarding Wilson for killing a black kid.
I was asked to reblog this, info on how to get his gofundme removed for those interested.
From Elon James White Tuesday night.
This better have hundreds of thousands of notes at the end of the day or else