Just Things I Write

Making a Queer Witch

Making a Queer Witch

I created this queer witch symbol after seeing a variation of the idea on instagram. I also have a blank version of this tattooed on my arm as a marker of two parts of my identity. The form is taken from the triple moon symbol […]

10 Year “Challenge”

10 Year “Challenge”

For the past week our feeds have been filled with the aging challenge, usually marking 10 years. I know I’m supposed to post an old pic with an implied critique of my skin and overall aesthetic along with a deprecative comment on my eyebrows, but […]

Embody, Friday March 17 at John Doe Gallery

Embody, Friday March 17 at John Doe Gallery

I’ve seen Shani Ha’s captivating sculptures in action before; entitled Embody, the series consists of Ha’s wearable body sculptures paired with a dancer who is engulfed by the giant, malleable cloth tubes and performs movements with the amorphous matter. If you catch a glimpse of […]

The Ally vs. the Queer

The Ally vs. the Queer

72 hours. I am still numb. But also fatigued (from 72 hours of numbness). I can barely find that part of me which says “smile;” which says “do not cry openly on this train/on this sidewalk/in this bar;” which holds it in until I make […]

How To Dress After a Mass Murder (plus more hot style tips for Summer)

How To Dress After a Mass Murder (plus more hot style tips for Summer)

None of it makes sense. I don’t mean I couldn’t find an outfit. I mean the act of getting dressed (or eating, drinking, doing literally anthying) makes absolutely no sense right now. We woke up to 50 fresh holes ripped in the universe that aren’t […]

A Greeting-Card-Shaped Hole

A Greeting-Card-Shaped Hole

My mom killed herself exactly one week before Mother’s Day in 2009. While the situation was complicated to say the least, its hard not to think of that as some kind of fucked up parting shot. I’ll spare you the sordid history; but even with all the baggage, the truth is that life without […]

The Rest of the Story: Other March Art

The Rest of the Story: Other March Art

This month had so much amazing art it takes two posts (one for the extraordinary art days with my sis, one for the lonely days after she returned to her coast). Here’s the rest of what I saw this month: Brew Reading Series at Hungry Ghost […]

Sister Art Week NYC 2016 Spectacular!

Sister Art Week NYC 2016 Spectacular!

My sis came out for Armory week, so it was art-till-you-drop for days.  For the Armory shows we took in (over the course of 48 hours): Pulse, Volta, Scope, Armory, Art On Paper, Independent, and another one I can’t even remember.  At one point we also […]

A Highlight Darker Than Blue

A Highlight Darker Than Blue

One of the many amazing privileges of living in NYC is the access to just crazy good, totally free art and programing. BRIC is quickly becoming one of my go-to spots for this. So when I was looking for something, I looked to them first […]

Girl. Power. @tlynnfaz

Girl. Power. @tlynnfaz

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh at Corridor Gallery Women Are Not Seeking Your Validation Flash back to last month in Miami: at the 2nd or (3rd?) party after a full day of art-ing and I lost-count-of-how-many drinks, my friend ran into a friend (which happened a lot) and we were […]