editor’s note

The term “glass ceiling” refers to the income gap between men and women, touted by white feminists with the following statistic: women make 77¢ for every $1 a man makes. However, it is not that simple. The disparity becomes starker when one considers race and ethnicity. According to a study published in July 2016 by [...]

editor’s note2017-11-28T18:14:19+00:00

Frozen Conventional Blueberries

By Matthew Dischner I punched a box today, a three dimensional rectangular prism made of cardboard and containing blueberries, twenty-four packages of frozen conventional blueberries to be exact, one of ten that arrived this morning and will arrive every morning, ad nauseam, until people decide blueberries in their smoothies are no longer desirable. I punched [...]

Frozen Conventional Blueberries2017-12-15T20:24:59+00:00

Nostalgie II

Nostalgie II By Tom Pazderka Oil, charcoal and ashes on burned panel   Tom Pazderka is an installation artist, painter, sculptor, teacher, and writer.  He holds an MFA from the University of California Santa Barbara where he was a Regents Fellow and is currently the Artist in Residence for the 2016/2017 academic year. He is a [...]

Nostalgie II2017-12-15T20:31:56+00:00

Diminution, 185

Diminution, 185 By Sara Fields Photography Sara Fields is an artist and educator from Austin, Texas. She recently received her Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited across the United States and she is currently represented by Photo Méthode Gallery.

Diminution, 1852017-12-15T20:31:58+00:00

No Stealing

No Stealing By Shelby Poor Format ink jet print. Shelby Poor was born and raised in the working-class neighborhoods of Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She received her BFA in photography from the University of Tulsa in 2016 and is currently pursuing an MFA in photography at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Her upbringing [...]

No Stealing2017-12-15T20:32:04+00:00

Mother and Daughter

Mother and Daughter By Gal Cohen Oil on woods, 90x120 cm Gal Cohen, a visual artist, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Born and raised in Israel (1986). Cohen is currently working on an MFA at the Parsons School of Design at The New School. Her main mediums are painting, drawing, and installation. Over the [...]

Mother and Daughter2017-12-15T20:34:29+00:00

The Legacy of the Female Factory

By Sharon Willdin The Nurse’s Home, situated at the rear of Parramatta Hospital, stands four levels high against the banks of the river. The Registrar leads me up the stairs to the second floor and down a polished concrete corridor, full of unoccupied rooms. “This is the lounge.” It smells of cigarette smoke, has two [...]

The Legacy of the Female Factory2017-12-15T20:27:07+00:00

Self Portrait with a Black Eye

  Self Portrait With A Black Eye By Gal Cohen Oil on wood, 30x40 cm Music from - "Guts Over Fear" - Eminem ft. Sia Gal Cohen, a visual artist, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Born and raised in Israel (1986). Cohen is currently working on an MFA at the Parsons [...]

Self Portrait with a Black Eye2017-12-15T20:32:10+00:00

Dear FAA

By Hannah Star Rogers Dear FAA, This possibility really never occurred to me. I knew it could happen, but I assumed I would be at home. I pictured my own comforter, my own ringed tub. Certainly I thought I could stretch out. The woman on the plane beside me works for you. She’s a wildlife [...]

Dear FAA2017-12-15T20:25:10+00:00

Liberal Motherhood: Abortion Rights, Race, and Individual Sovereignty

By Hayley Wagner No longer can abortion simply be talked about in terms of individual choice and morality—in a country where access varies from easy to impossible and where structural violence pervades society, the terms of this issue must be expanded. The highly controversial issue of abortion has become stigmatized as a kind of eternal, [...]

Liberal Motherhood: Abortion Rights, Race, and Individual Sovereignty2017-12-15T20:32:54+00:00