Iranians are still protesting the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while she was in the custody of the morality police
It is the first opera to include lyrics in the Dakota language.
I will stop kissing. Butts. People. Men infected with viruses invisible to the naked eye.
Replacing trauma, ghosts, gossip, and the politics of toxic masculinity with a warmer space of Vision and Values.
The desire to unplug and the fear of missing out is constantly creating dissonance.
I wanted everything in the image to be construed as both playful and foreboding, because that is the essence of childhood.
I decided that the print would be a self-portrait exploring my relationship with my identity as an American.
Excerpted from “The Stone Tomahawk” in Linda LeGarde Grover, “Gichigami Hearts: Stories and Histories from Misaabekong” from the University of Minnesota Press, October 2021.
The women in the paintings do not shy away from telling the story of their injuries, but they are not defined by them.
You own your body. You own your mind. You are life.
The museum is a community gathering space, and a platform for Black artists, authors and creatives. We’re working to build a legacy and establish an institution in the Black community.
An image is never just an image, it means so many things all at the same time.