LAID BARE (2021) won this year’s Power to the Poets writing contest juried by Elder Duke Redbird and organized by @festofauthors and @thepowerplantto ✴️ Responding to works by @nathanecarson in his recent solo show “Cut From the Same Cloth,” this poem imagines how two figures might respond to their spectators and each other. From their position on canvas, they seek to… Continue reading LAID BARE
Featured in Erotic Awakenings v.iii (Toronto: Hearth, 2021)
A reminder. Track List:Swords – MIAJe T’Obéis – Sexy SushiAnger – ArcaBlood Oath – Alice GlassRiquiqui(xcii92) – ArcaInterview (audio) – Céline DionTheir Kindness Is A Charade – Alice GlassChrome Country – Oneohtrix Point NeverObsess – enjoiiDELICIOUS APE – HEALTH x Xiu XiuThievery – ArcaLazarus – V V BrownD.F. Looks – HEALTHMemories – LLLL (ft. Yeule)Les… Continue reading Let Them Touch Those Things
Originally published in Progressive City (progressivecity.net) Access the article by clicking here. Zine distro table. Image retrieved from QUEER.ARCHIVE.WORK. What’s a zine? Those of us who are disenfranchised by dominant economic and cultural systems, and with precarious resource-access, use zines as a vernacular form of communication. Artists and authors the world over make zines to… Continue reading Zines, Queers & Economic Democracy: Vernacular Culture in Social Economy
How fear of the foreign has taken hold of Canada’s COVID response, hurt (im)migrants and newcomers, and shifted attention from root causes. In a world so ravaged by crisis, Canada prides itself as a compassionate leader. Canadians rejoice in their country’s multiculturalism — congratulating their accepting society at a time when many nations rally around… Continue reading The polite xenophobia compelling Canada’s ever tighter travel restrictions
Tracklist:I Don’t Hate California After All, Carly Rae JepsenI Don’t Search I Find (Club Mix), Honey Dijon x MadonnaMagic, Kylie MinogueHillside Boys, Kim PetrasXanax, Lindsay LohanHe’s On the Phone, Saint EtienneSunscreen, SOPHIE x LizPower To The People, Octo OctaIn Your Eyes, Kylie Minogue
What About Pride? Remaking Pride through Organizing, Protest and Mutual Aid As COVID-19 began at the burgeoning of Spring in North America, and lock down initiated (for most of us) shortly after, the question lingering behind our collective existential dread became more and more pressing as the days became longer and the flowers blossomed: what… Continue reading What About Pride?
Tell Toronto City Councillors Josh Matlow and Kristyn Wong-Tam to INCREASE TPS BUDGET CUTS. The ‘progressive’ (some say ‘radical’) contingent of our City Council is proposing a mere 10% budget cut to TPS. This comes at the same time as the City CUTS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of dollars to essential services like transit, childcare, and… Continue reading Tell Councillors Matlow and Wong-Tam to INCREASE TPS BUDGET CUTS