Tēnā koutou, This open letter responds to Christchurch Pride’s affiliation with Transphobic Events ; Jocks Party and Blackout Mask Party ‘for cisgendered men only’. We recognise the huge mahi put in by the Christchurch Pride Committee Members to put on Christchurch Pride annually. We acknowledge that this is done in a voluntary capacity and that … Continue reading Open Letter to Christchurch Pride
That said, since returning, I’ve felt compelled to articulate some things that have been bouncing round my brain over the past week. As I mentioned in my talk during the conference, it's not the role of those who are disadvantaged by a system to educate those who benefit from it at their expense. So my fellow palagi, I'm talking to you.
The blending of our IRL and URL subjective experience of reality is in a way, proof of the promised land of the future metropolis as envisioned in the 20th century. The slow bleed of URL into IRL will continue its metamorphose, it begins with our minds and our ego, and it slowly extends to reshape our experience of our intersubjective realities (Harari, 2016). One’s lived experience of the fitbit and the undeniable truth of the smart-fridge.
seeking equilibrium but also impossibility of equilibrium // opposing freedoms // different forms of tension and release and not adding a value to that // autobiographical? // finding healthy ways of healing // personal release presented as a physical release by presenting your release // even though we’re physically restrained we’re being released // euphoric … Continue reading Assent // Ascent Exhibition Text