y/our tongues are true
this lexicon calls for language/s wherein y/our selves and y/our cult communities can be heard, seen, and celebrated. may y/our words, teeth, and tongues take, give, and find refuge in the most in/conspicuous of spaces. nurture y/our waking and sleeping consciousness to dismantle cultural, epistemic, historical, and hermeneutic erasures / remember y/our dialect/ical mother tongues / openly grieve what has been so violently taken from y/our bodies / grow y/our populated microbial partner species communities and welcome y/our selves to the sacred whole you have always already been part of. this is a heart massage.
Refuge and Reparative Practice
A reader selected by Amelia Groom and Anja Sunhyun Michaelsen
With texts and excerpts from Hannah Arendt, Merle Kröger with Amel Alzakout, Amade M’charek, Avery F. Gordon, Lawrence-Minh Búi Davis, Cecilia Vicuña, Sandi Hilal, Patricia J. Williams, Alice Walker, M. NourbeSe Philip, Kathleen, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Eddie Gamboa, DeForrest Brown, Jr., Navild Acosta and Fannie Sosa, Virginia Woolf, Saidiya Hartman, Isabelle Fremeaux and Jay Jordan, Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietilä, Alhena Katsof, Derek Jarman, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Eva Díaz, Paul Chan, Fred Moten and Stefano Harney, Marquis Bey, Legacy Russell, Fred Moten and Saidiya Hartman, Jackie Wang.
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This lexicon shares a range of mytho/logical and eco/feminist perspectives. Let’s take another look in the cool dark. Salting y/our wounds to remember the past, and sea
We are working for / with / from the chthonic dark warm amniotic feminine belly of the beast,
y/our Mother Earth, Gaea.
A reader compiled by Studium Generale & Rietveld/Sandberg Library with guest editor Aude Mgba. Readings from John Akomfrah to Jackie Wang.
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Reclaiming Y/Our Non? human Waterbodies
Struggling to make sense/s of viral togetherness. Struggling with Dutch art institutions for their cultivated androcentrism and deepseated appreciations for psychopathological toxic masculinity. What may the vegetal body teach us in such a forceful set of surroundings?
Air-Fresheners Unite! This is the Great Detoxification.
Absolutely Fabulation: The Late Work of Mourning
This lexi/con shows an effort to create spaces that can accommodate a resurrection of un/thoughts, un/saids, un/ dones, and un/lived lives that haunt us today. Let these voices pass through y/our bodies: history is y/ours, ab/use y/our rights and whatever is left to say what needs to be said!
Hold Me Now
this lexicon shows a painful delivery
from queered infinities to dis/possessions and energies
may this assemblage of words and their terms provide some clarity
and support you in your beautiful struggles
you are many !