What Is Christmas?

Since her loss of power Since the first birth pains Since the glory left human bodies naked Since the birth of gender wars Brother against brother Since the suffering of all creation because of human rebellion Since the silenced rape of Tamar Out of the darkest times When babies were not spared from the sword […]

A Harvest Tale

By Sarah Quint | @quint_sarah When Nana gardened in her small city yard, Mama was required to wear a great big hat to keep the sun off of her face and shoulders. Nana didn’t want Mama to get too dark. That giant sun hat became her shield against UV rays and prejudice. Nana was fairer […]

Imagination Is Our Medium For Resistance

“As artists, imagination is our medium… When we create, we’re coming home to ourselves because it’s part of who we are.” Editor’s note: Abby Bonilla shared with me a lesson she learned from Jarrod McKenna: Imagination is our medium — not only for creativity but also for resistance. Abby is a fluid artist  who sows […]

This Is Not My Art History: A Conversation with Andrea Price

“I want to be part of the history that shows the true diversity and true beauty that exists in the world. So people can see themselves.” Editor-in-chief Leah Abraham (virtually) sits down with Andrea Price, an eclectic artist based in the United States, to chat about the intersection of art, social justice, standards of beauty, […]

My Survival Is My Resistance

By Michiko Bown-Kai | @queerkenosis Trigger warning: Mention of sexual assault.  When I was 21 years old, I was sexually assaulted. Even though I was a proud, self-professed feminist since my early teenage years, it was not enough to protect me from the intense shame I felt after the assault. While I could easily talk […]