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Laika, the first dog in space
Civil Rights Protest prep. Hair pulling and blowing smoke in her face to prepare her for the experience of sitting in restaurants that were not willing to serve people of color.
straight people talk about their ‘opinion’ on gay rights as if queer people’s status as human beings is questionable
“If the essence of jazz exists in the moment of performance, then much of the work of the jazz elegy is to make such music legible while also acknowledging the futility of such a project.”
Love, love, love when our world collides with sci-fi. Here is Giger’s iconic Alien (RIP, Giger) depicted in traditional brush painting style, supposedly by Qi Baishi. Baishi was an acclaimed artist credited with transforming the brush art of China’s educated elite into a more universal art form embraced by all social backgrounds. In fact, we recently just wrapped up The Carved Brush, an exhibition of Baishi’s artworks!
Anyway, here’s some backstory on this fantastic painting.