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mentaltimetraveller:

Matthew Metzger. Spectrum. 2011

mentaltimetraveller:

Matthew Metzger. Spectrum. 2011

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would
you still want to travel to
that
country
if
you could not take a camera with you.

a question of appropriation, nayyirah waheed

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popchartlab:

Featuring 100 meticulously hand-drawn MC effigies, this flava-ful flow chart asks and answers a question of lexical freshness: Who boasts the most Brobdingnagian (that means biggest) vocabulary in hip-hop?
Produced and expanded in conjunction with Matt Daniels, and adapted from his original “Largest Vocabulary in Hip-Hop,” this polished, pumped-up print is 20% off for 24 hours only!

popchartlab:

Featuring 100 meticulously hand-drawn MC effigies, this flava-ful flow chart asks and answers a question of lexical freshness: Who boasts the most Brobdingnagian (that means biggest) vocabulary in hip-hop?

Produced and expanded in conjunction with Matt Daniels, and adapted from his original “Largest Vocabulary in Hip-Hop,” this polished, pumped-up print is 20% off for 24 hours only!

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bobbycaputo:

Gaza Artist Turns Israeli Air Strike Smoke into Powerful Sketches

As the world looks on with horror at the growing civilian toll in Gaza, and Hamas and Israel consider the terms of a U.S.-proposed ceasefire, one young Palestinian architect is responding to the crisis through art. Gaza-based Tawfik Gebreel aims to send a message, in the “universal humanitarian language understood by all peoples of the world.” He is using photos of the smoke thrown up by rocket strikes and reworking the images with symbols of hope and unity.

nevver:

Hyperrealism, Adam Vinson

(Source: adamvinson.net)

I’m a Khaleesi, not a Queen. Fuck’s sake, mate.

I’m a Khaleesi, not a Queen. Fuck’s sake, mate.

archatlas:

The Times Fred Tomaselli

In this brilliant time capsule of recent world events, celebrated artist Fred Tomaselli intrepidly and colorfully reimagines the front pages of the New York Times.”

bobbycaputo:

'Postcards from Pine Bluff': The Story of a Southern City in Decline

It is with this statement that William Widmer introduces us to Pine Bluff, Arkansas, a small city of just under 50,000 now infamous for its poverty and crime. The area was once a major epicenter for agriculture and industry in the South. However like many blue collar cities in the United States, Pine Bluff has deteriorated into abandoned local businesses and empty factory buildings that once lined the Arkansas River. As the population continues to drop, crime rates rise, the city ranking second only to Detroit for violence. In 2012, Pine Bluff recorded 18 murders, seven times the national average per capita.

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Anonymous asked: what's your take on feminism?

uoa:

it doest matter cos if i say “im in” u will all be like “yas she’s one of us!” and tbh chances are im not. it seems like most of u read those white feminist blogs about middle class white women fighting to be equal to middle class white men and i have zero intentions to be part of that ideology i dont see the point of talking about feminism on tumblr cos most of u have never ever heard of the concept of “kyriarchy” aka the intersectional extension of the concept of patriarchy that involves sexism racism homophobia transphobia classism etc arguing that experiences of domination differ ((one form of oppression cannot be separated from another)) anyway whenever i talk about this i get messages like “not all white women” which only proves my point so cya

they all say

‘i pity the one who left you’

then they leave.

Warsan Shire, “the revolving door”

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