Monthly Archives: June 2009
As part of the National Queer Arts Fesitval, local photographer Jason Hanasik recently curated a film screening entitled “Across Queer Time” at The Garage. This article responds to the film screening, exploring in detail the films of Kristina Willemse, Killer … Continue reading
“No Place Like Home: Design and Architecture in post-Katrina New Orleans” responds to Eric Heiman’s discussion of beauty and utility through an examination of the rebuilding projects of the Make It Right Foundation and Habitat for Humanity’s Musician’s Village. The … Continue reading
“The Gay Bar Versus the Academy” examines sites of knowledge production and the tension between activism and theory through Astra Taylor’s film, Examined Life: Bringing Philosophy to the Streets. This film reminded me of the false divide between these two … Continue reading
“The Garden as Protest” considers the recent emergence of urban gardening projects as a form of non-violent protest through the project known as FARM: Future Action Reclamation Mob initiated by designer Robyn Waxman. Read all about it on Open Space.