Arts


On Torture, Art, and Prisons

July 15, 2014

Many today are beginning to understand that within US prisons and particularly the SHU construct that torture is at the helm of this program. I would agree with this assessment, especially since I am being held captive in solitary confinement. However, torture comes in many forms.

The Wealth-Hoarders and land-stealers change the locks on Black History in San Francisco

Marcus Books Raises $250,000 to buy back their own store and still gets locked out,- but they aren't giving up!

Marigolds

The old woman comes in from the garden and sets a basket of lemons, tomatoes and eggplant alongside the sink, wrapping the remainder of her bounty in wax paper and tying it with a bit of string.

Mayan Ceremony

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 6:00am - 11:00am

Mayan Ceremony @ 6-11 am

Danza Azteca with Calpulli C. Peralta-Muteado, Tiny and Tibu will be praying with their feet, representing for all. Come out and join us! This is a very important, spiritual day!

Wizard At Odds

April 15, 2014

“Toto I’m beginning to get the feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore”- Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz

Resting Place

April 15, 2014

Three figures repose in the fallow soil, holding hands, gazing skyward, two small figures flanking a larger one. The mother’s arm raises to point at a cloud above, the twins heads moving to follow.

Empty Vessel

April 15, 2014

The bedroom is a refuge, its walls boasting photographs of a young life as it unfolded. Little league, first communion, high school prom. A SWAT team had violated its sanctuary immediately after the shooting, looking for something to validate the police officer’s version of events. Sage and prayer restored purity to the room.

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