fox-party:

Ghost art by Taraneh Azar

cobrall:

how do other white people manage to feel so persecuted on tumblr that they need to make a fucking half-assed photoset about it on the daily like the worst i’ve ever seen is ‘why can’t white people handle spicy food’ and i just read it like ‘yeah. yeah you’re right. i’m white and i buy mild salsa. you got me’ 

"What is interesting, is that the Frida Kahlo venerated by American feminists is a very different Frida Kahlo to the one people learn about in Mexico, in the Chicano community. In her country, she is recognized as an important artist and a key figure in revolutionary politics of early 20th century Mexico. Her communist affiliations are made very clear. Her relationship with Trotsky is underscored. All her political activities with Diego Rivera are constantly emphasized. The connection between her art and her politics is always made. When Chicana artists became interested in Frida Kahlo in the ‘70s and started organizing homages, they made the connection between her artistic project and theirs because they too were searching for an aesthetic compliment to a political view that was radical and emancipatory. But when the Euro-American feminists latch onto Frida Kahlo in the early ‘80s and when the American mainstream caught on to her, she was transformed into a figure of suffering. I am very critical of that form of appropriation."
Coco Fusco on her Amerindians piece from 1992 with Guillermo Gómez-Peña (via tofunkey)

thegestianpoet:

here’s the thing:

  • respect sex workers, but
  • do not defend the porn industry 
threefolds:

backstage at ter et bantine | fall 2014

powerburial:

i’m an activist for men’s frights. i dont think men are afraid often enough. i just want to give them a good scare once in a while. just spook some dudes.

Straight White Boy Problem #163

straightwhiteboyproblems:

*gf takes the sticker off of snapback* wtf babe now it’s not authentic why did you do that

thisistheupside:

ELLIDAEY ISLAND - ICELAND
Finally, some peace from the neighbours…