Politics

A Wounded Dream

December 12th, 2014 Posted In: Art Tags: , , , , ,

On Saturday 6th December 2014, I attended an excellent – and important – exhibition on show at Moderna Museet Malmö that was created by the S.A.Y. (stories – art – youth) project in Malmö and curated by Ana Maria Bermeo Ujueta. A Wounded Dream presents the work of young people in Malmö, giving a voice […]

Nature Strikes Back – Mona Caron

December 12th, 2014 Posted In: Art Tags: , , , ,

Check out the great work of art and activist Mona Caron. In her words: “They may be tiny but they break through concrete. They are everywhere and yet unseen. And the more they get stepped on, the stronger they grow back.” hey may be tiny but they break through concrete. They are everywhere and yet […]

The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is - it's to imagine what is possible.

bell hooks

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;
not knowing what comes next.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?

Maya Angelou – Still I Rise

Am I optimistic? Not in the slightest.
Am I going to quit? Not on your fucking life.

Derrick Jensen

The ultimate famine is the starvation of the imagination

Diane Di Prima

Erst kommt das Fressen, dann die Moral
Food comes first and then morality

Bertolt Brecht

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.

Audre Lorde

Feminism, for decades of neoliberalism, has been a feminism of the Hilary Clintons and the Sheryl Sandbergs, which is basically breaking the glass ceiling while the vast majority of women are in the basement cleaning up the glass.

Tithi Bhattacharya