Category: Observations

The American Gun Show

Call to Artists: American Gun Show Open call for artwork: Few technologies have had the impact on civilization that the gun has had. With a storied history of a millennium and having been woven into American culture, it is not surprising that it is as contentious as it is empowering. Dorothy Santos and James Morgan are…

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Conceiving Place // In Coversation with Mabel Negrete at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

   When: Friday, August 7, 2015  Time: 5:00pm– 7:30pm Location: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Front Door Gallery As a culmination of the public programming associated with the current Room for Big Ideas project, Conceiving Place, Bay Area-based writer Dorothy Santos will be in conversation with Mabel Negrete on her work and ask questions…

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Silencing the Conscious: The Representation of the API Body in Ex Machina // published in Hyphen

The plot line dictates, culturally and historically, a dominant narrative told many times in film and media. I wish it were different. With the myriad of racial, cultural, and social stories flooding the media, visibility of API bodies is still so very far behind in the mainstream culture even when it is inserted into film…

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