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Mommy Queerest by Kat Evasco and John Caldon

As a writer, I’m constantly advised to “write what I know”. Yet, this depends on whether I’m courageous enough to share my story. It’s not difficult to write what I know but the things I know some people (specifically my family) may not care to know. For some time, I’ve grappled with being queer. The […]

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Photos from The Matter Within: New Contemporary Art of India @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Over the weekend, I visited the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and saw The Matter Within: New Contemporary Art of India exhibition. I found myself making my way back to Sudarshan Shetty’s installation work. Both Untitled pieces (the above from his ‘Saving Skin’ series and the one below from his ‘Stab’ series) intrigued me. […]