In Susan Tepper’s novel, What Drives Men, a man escapes his limited horizons by taking the oddest of jobs, and simply, doing it. The story begins with our somewhat reliable narrator existing in a rather claustrophobic plane he shares with artifacts of his exploded marriage, some guppies, a somewhat unreliable brother, […]
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Conjuring the Sex Positive: WITCHES, SLUTS, FEMINISTS
Conjuring the Sex Positive: WITCHES, SLUTS, FEMINISTS by Kristen J. Sollee, with illustrations by Coz Conover, is a pristine work of critical theory spruced up with enough stylish words to keep the modern woman thirsty with curiosity and flushed with diabolical pride. Kristen Sollee, professor of Gender Studies at The […]
GAIA CODEX: A New Feminine Mythology
On a blustery day this past November, I headed out to see a conversation with author Sarah Drew and futurist Schuyler Brown at Deepak HomeBase for the launch of Drew’s fictional novel GAIA CODEX: A New Feminine Mythology (Illuminating Culture and Remembering A Sacred Earth). The invitation had come via […]
10 Organizations Helping Artists Build Community
BEAT Global www.beatglobal.org BEAT Global bridges the gap between arts and education by engaging and inspiring youth to create a culture of respect, collaboration, and freedom of expression. BEAT Global offers young people a platform to discover and express themselves without fear of judgment. Through a “cypher” based pedagogy, […]
Fracking Meet Whitney
Given that the Whitney now sits on fossil fuel infrastructure, is the art museum committed to exhibit art that explores themes such as the environment, energy, and how corporations operate in society? How will people and artworks be kept safe and protected if the pipeline explodes, and as the Whitney […]
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