Articles & Essays
A Black, straight man disrupts his notion of allyship and masculinity when he encounters the Ballroom communities in Toronto and New York.
Multimedia & Performance
Past intolerances return to haunt a tormented woman in a review of Georgia Oakley’s new film Blue Jean.
Charles’ farcical, archaic coronation provides fresh opportunity for an overhaul of monarchy and class in the failing days of the empire.
Photo & Video
La nueva ola de añil (The New Indigo Wave) follows residents of Oaxacan town Niltepec—whose name means Cerro del Añil or Indigo Hill—and the process of alchemizing the mesmerizing blue pigment known as añil from the jiquilite plant (Indigofera tinctoria).
Poetry & Prose
In the wake of the 2010 Yushu earthquake, celebrated Indonesian artist, Arahmaiani, spent ten years working with Buddhist monks on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau to cultivate sustainable rebuilding projects and amplify the voices of women in Tibetan civil discourse.
In the inaccessible borderlands of Badakhshan, Tajikistan, the M41 or “Heroin Highway” serves as the primary trafficking route for opium and heroin smuggled out of Afghanistan on its way to Russia and Europe, leaving a trail of uneven development and outward migration.
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