my #WCE love me some of her!
"It was very important to me to have figures made out of a substance that is so temporal—it’s so subject to change. …They’re very much like the interior of the Domino Sugar Factory, which is also still dripping, still producing molasses from its interior, still weeping this substance." —Kara Walker on her recent project for Creative Time, from the latest episode in Art21’s Exclusive series
IMAGES: Production stills from the Art21 Exclusive episode, Kara Walker: “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby”. © Art21, Inc. 2014.
I have always been a fan of Kara Walkers work. Its cool to see her continue to grow
“Autostraddle described Ari Fitz’s new YouTube androgynous style chronicle, TOMBOYISH, as ‘a hybrid documentary and fashion show.’ […] Sartorially smart folks know that the key to head-turning swag is knowing how to blend “off limit” colors, patterns, and textures to create a personal style that is both unique and affirms one’s identity.” -DapperQ.com
This week my buddy Ari decided she wanted to feature me and my closet on the series. This came on the heels of my trip to DC for the first ever LGBT Innovation Summit the White House. I hope you enjoy it!
Black Girl in Paris (2013)
I feel like no one on tumblr has seen this charming little short, and more people really need to.
I found out my brother died while I was at work. At the time, I was a barista at a coffee shop in Northeast Portland, Oregon. I was really good at making extra-hot cappuccinos.
The year was 1997. I was 20 and had made the ill-advised move to the City of Roses with nothing but the stuff I could…