Our bodies are occupied territories. Perhaps the ultimate goal of performance,...– Guillermo Gómez-Peña “In Defense of Performance Art” (via vsthepomegranate)
transartorialism: when i first read adrienne rich,... →
transartorialism: when i first read adrienne rich, i fell head over heels in feeling; i read and reread twenty one love poems, “compulsory heterosexuality,” and diving into the wreck late into many nights. i scribbled her poems into love letters and read them over breakfast in between my assigned reading. she was…
A Masters program I was admitted to regarding...
“…However, there are many student employment opportunities throughout the university, such as working in the library, writing center, and other administrative units. Many of our current students also work for Temp agencies, which pay well and have flexible hours. The economy is not in good shape, but there are always temporary and entry level jobs available in the city.” Thank...
Fuck your online poetry zine.
"The Room" Screening and "What Do You Say To A... →
The Room has been called “The Citizen Kane of Bad Movies, “Hipster Mass,” and “The film alien anthropologists will make about 21st century earth.” ExPerience this classic of bad cinema and be among the first to get Dirk A. Keaton’s room fanzine, “What Do You Say to a Talking Pig” #1. The proceeds of the event will benefit DC Zinefest and Radical...
For the Dead, Adrienne Rich →
ntrotto: I dreamed I called you on the telephone to say: Be kinder to yourself but you were sick and would not answer The waste of my love goes on this way trying to save you from yourself I have always wondered about the left-over energy, the way water goes rushing down a hill long after the rains have stopped or the fire you want to go to bed from but cannot leave, burning-down but not...
Trayvon’s blackness wasn’t something he could hide, so it wouldn’t have mattered...– Angela Marie Davis (via zorascreation)
ash & bone: wishbone →
ashandbone: make a wish, he said, the bone’s crest hovering between us. she left us in the spring. that week the trees blossomed, the white plumes stank like old mushrooms, the fat boughs sagged with seasonal decay, scattering petals to rot in the grass. we sat on his stoop passing a styrofoam…
Whiteness isn’t going away so make it mean something different.– Dr. Patricia Hill Collins, on 03/21/12 at the University of Northern Colorado, after being asked how to get White people to acknowledge their race and privilege without making White identities synonymous with White supremacy. (via agradschoolbreakup)
It is said that mourning, by its gradual labour, slowly erases pain; I could...– ― Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography
I can’t control the way people are consuming you now that you are gone. I want...– Dear Majestic, I’ve been thinking about Mark this week. Every second, in fact. From the moment we found her in her studio to the moment I hugged Michael to this very second as I sit here - barely able to hold back tears- as I type this. I wonder why instead of criticality, people have turned to a...
Further, an early epistemic marriage between queer theorizing and the dominant...– M. Jacqui Alexander, “Imperial Desire/Sexual Utopias: White Gay Capital and Transnational Tourism,” in Pedagogies of Desire: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred, 70. (via femmefag)
If the signs of love and jealousy carry their own alteration, it is for a simple...– Gilles Deleuze. Philosophy. Proust and Signs: the complete text. Translated by Richard Howard. 2000. (via evawucollier) (via workandentropy)
Interview Clothes closeout sale →
This listing on Etsy for my paper doll zine with Jami Sailor expires in 2 weeks. There are 2 and if you buy it I will also send you lots of other ridiculous things like postcards and doodles and other zines.
Patrick: the trailer looks kind of funny but this might just be an example of...
Occupy Humor & Grief as Transformative Practices
thespiritwas: to celebrate Captive Genders going into 2nd printing I am reposting my piece from about humor, magic & grief as prison abolitionist & transformative processes from the AK Press blog. Eric Stanley: …Reina if you could talk about some about the radical trans/queer organizing of today or of past historical moments you find inspiration in? Reina Gossett: As a queer &...
For what reason I need to give a shit about white people? Sometimes I don’t...– Mark. calloutqueen. sister. (via saturnoregresa)