Modern man does not understand how much his “rationalism … has put him at the...– (via myencephalonjourneys)
On Mikode Linde's "Painful Cake"
http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/sweden-firestorm-over-cake-art-installation-0022178 It seems to me that the artist has created something that has symbolic resonances far beyond what he imagined or intended. His own explanation of his work is that the piece is part of a project exploring Black identity, and that female circumcision is seen as a Black issue and he wanted to make a point that...
A child can always teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, To...– Paulo Coelho (via nirvikalpa)
The Mangrove Nine (video) →
The Mangrove Nine features the aftermath of a Notting Hill protest against Police Harassment which culminated in the arrest of nine people including a young Darcus Howe and a headline case at the Old Bailey. It’s a story of conflict between the police and the black community in Notting Hill at the start of the 1970s. The central incident of the Mangrove affair took place when a deputation...
Frank Critchlow: Community leader who made the... →
Remember the pioneers
Coconut Revolution (documentary film) →
Incredible film about black Pacific islanders who took on mining corporations destroying their land. They were subjected to brutal sanctions (a de facto siege) that cut them off from access to fuel, food provisions, oil, gas etc. The islanders developed their own medicines, their own generators, their own fuel sources etc. All of it synthesised from coconuts. Yes, that’s right. Coconuts....