WRITTEN ACTIVISM

ESSAYS / ARTICLES

DECOLONIALITY AND COUNTERCULTURE : PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIO-CULTURAL, POLITICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, SPIRITUAL AND NATURAL APPROACH


Kiyoshi Awazu’s Japanese Avant-Garde – Japan, 1971-1975.

 

Ouvrage | Ouvrage is a Canadian publication based in Montreal reviewing revolutionary and autonomous theoretical and practical reflections to resist inertia. This essay is with them published in French, translated by Etienne Simard and edited by Stephanie Logrado. Publication | ”The Great Pause’. A Decolonial Approach for Life Beyond Neoliberalism.’– June, 2020.

London Institute of Contemporary Arts | ICA is an English institution based in London supporting radical arts & culture. This essay is featured in ICA Daily permanent archive of recommended reading, viewing and listening from the ICA‘s curatorial team, and edited by Claudia Loughran. Publication | ”The Great Pause’. A Decolonial Approach for Life Beyond Neoliberalism.’– May, 2020.

Inhabit | Inhabit is a publication providing tools for freedom in French and English. The collection of essays ‘ Pandemic Trilogy’ was selected by Inhabit as one of the best readings of the entire pandemic along with authors such as Naomi Klein among others, featured in English in their permanent archive Territories, and edited by Claudia Loughran. Publications | ”The Great Pause’. A Decolonial Approach for Life Beyond Neoliberalism.’– May, 2020. On Crisis and Meaning. And the Liminal Revolution in-Between.’– May, 2020. A Power-exposing Microbe Called Crown.’ – March, 2020. 

A Beautiful Resistance | A Beautiful Resistance is an American anti-capitalist and pagan organisation based in Seattle running Gods & Radicals Press. These essays were published in English and edited by Claudia Loughran and Mirna Wabi-Sabi. Publications | ‘The Great Pause’. A Decolonial Approach for Life Beyond Neoliberalism.’ – May, 2020. On Crisis and Meaning. And the Liminal Revolution in-Between.’ – May, 2020.

CULTURAL ACTIVISM : SELF AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ART


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Subversive forms of Social Sculpture by Joseph Beuys- Germany, 1973.

 

Humanities, Arts & Society  + Memory of the Future | HAS is a French organisation based in Paris by UNESCO-MOST, International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences, Global Chinese Arts and Culture Society and Memory of the Future, which mission is to create a worldwide movement of artists and thinkers demonstrating what is the role and impact of arts on society and universal issues. This essay is published in English and French in a joint project called Open Windows, edited by Claudia Loughran and Jordi Miranda. Publication | The Common Thread: Art as Counterspace.’– April, 2020.

El Mundo | Voces is a Spanish foundation based in Madrid with a blog in the Spanish national press El Mundo advocating for human and social development through disruptive arts & culture. This article was published in Spanish and edited by Cristina Alvarez de Mon. Publication | Intercultural Dialogues through Art.’ – March, 2014.

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA ARTS & CULTURE


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Gregory Isaacs at African Museum by Beth Lesser – Jamaica, 1983.

 

Radio Africa Magazine  | Radio Africa is a Spanish cultural container based in Barcelona dedicated to contemporary African arts & culture. This article was published in Spanish and edited by Clara Nuñez. Publication | ‘Bronx : Africa. The influence of African Culture in The Bronx.’ – February, 2016.

Wiriko | Wiriko is the first Spanish magazine based in Barcelona specialised in contemporary African arts & culture. These articles were published in Spanish and edited by Vanessa Anaya. Publications |  ‘From Roots Reggae to Dancehall in Jamaica.’ – January, 2016. Staying Power: Afro-British Self-Representation.’– April, 2015. Afro Comb: 6.000 Years of Culture, Politics and Identity.’ – October, 2013. Echoes of Africa: On Cosmopolitan Identities and Trends.’– March, 2013.

POETRY


Vintage Botanical Illustration

 

A Beautiful Resistance | A Beautiful Resistance is an American anti-capitalist and pagan organisation based in Seattle running Gods & Radicals Press. This poem was published in English and edited by Mike Dockins. Publication |Mama’s Blues’-June, 2020.


Featured image: Dadalenin by Rainer Ganahl, 2003.