The movement against gentrification must be explicitly militant and anti-capitalist. Liberal fantasies of peaceful protest and voted reform do nothing as they exist in a ruthless capitalist complex. Furthermore, adhering to the capitalist, individualistic conception of “the artist” separates art from life. We must foster imagination which centers marginalized voices, rebel against the art world elite, and refuse exploitation by institutions.
Everyone knows about the natural processes menstruating bodies are cycling through, but expect “it” to remain invisible (especially cisgender men) — out of sight and out of mind.
New York-based digital artist Molly Soda has been documenting her life on the internet since she was 14 years old. In her latest work—her solo show “thanks for the add!” and her collaborative book “Pics or It Didn’t Happen: Images Banned from Instagram ”—Molly exposes the evolution of the internet into what it is today.
There is a relentless, controlling force within many men, and male-identified women, that works solely to criticize and divide women. This force is unyielding, and it will continue to be so until we no longer live in a patriarchal society.
We are pushing ourselves to our absolute limits at institutions like American college campuses that do little to change this toxic environment.
The invisible, extra burden of a public cry feels so illogical. So what’s the big deal with crying in public?
Ableism is sometimes projected by those who have never experienced any sort of physical or mental disability—and consequently none of the harsh marginalization that accompanies disability.