Category Archives: Art

Deep Cuts: In Trump-Adjusted Terms

“In Trump-adjusted terms, I’m fine.” That was the answer a woman gave on a podcast I listened to this week when asked how she was. Perfect! I thought. A way to skip the usual five minute greeting of yes, things are okay … Continue reading

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Bookmaking

  I’ve been making books (the first definition of bookmaking is someone who takes bets –those of us making actual books come in second).  I’ve learned how to fold sheets of paper into zines and bind pages with the five hole … Continue reading

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Is Every Point Turning?

  The double whammy this week of Mike Flynn’s resignation, followed by the NY Times, and then CNN, reports of extensive contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence, felt like a turning point. But turning to what? Whatever it … Continue reading

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Image & Text

Working With Image & Text is the name of the class David and are taking at the NH Institute of Art. It’s also an area of fascination for me. I love words. I love visual art. I love when they’re put … Continue reading

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Wrong Brain: This Is What TRANS Feels Like

When David and I reached the fourth floor voices rose from down the hall to the left. We turned and saw a few people gathered by an open door. Once we stepped through the door into Wrong Brain Headquarters the buzz … Continue reading

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All I Have To Say Today

  My Own Sin I drop the apple. I turn from the voice. I hold my tongue and let my breasts ascend. I spit back at the snake. I knot my hair. I name nothing, press my lips to the … Continue reading

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From Stories to Resistance

  My response to the incoming Trump administration fluctuates between rage and terror. Staying in the range of rage feels more useful. Fear can lead to paralysis and actions that are protective and defensive, rather than challenging and offensive. I … Continue reading

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