Charles Ray, Plank Piece I-II (1973)
“Marina Abramovic and Ulay started an intense love story in the 70s, performing art out of the van they lived in. When they felt the relationship had run its course, they decided to walk the Great Wall of China, each from one end, meeting for one last big hug in the middle and never seeing each other again. at her 2010 MoMa retrospective Marina performed ‘The Artist Is Present’ as part of the show, a minute of silence with each stranger who sat in front of her. Ulay arrived without her knowing it and this is what happened.”
being neutral isn’t being neutral
if you have the privilege of being neutral and you do it and stay silent, it only benefits the oppressors
your neutrality is literally never going to help those who are being crushed by an oppressive system
so don’t feel like you’re a good person for “not picking a side” because that oppressive system loves your passivity
"Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor. I want to encourage each and everyone of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and for each other."
If you cut off my reproductive choice… can I cut off yours?
Photo by Keri, NBProchoice rally in Fredericton
People run from rain but
in bathtubs full of
Charles Bukowski (via bittersweetsongs)
Wow bukowski so profound do you also bathe fully clothed you dickhead. “Oohh isn’t it funny that a person will eat when they’re hungry but will duck if you throw an apple at their face”