30-something teacher living it up in Amsterdam.
Pansexual, preferred pronouns: she/her
"When witches don't fight, they burn."
“I want to be alone…with someone else who wants to be alone.”

 

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.

Juliette Lewis  (via awake-n)

(Source: fillmylungs)

darkestgreen:

thebestworstidea:

resilientkate:

softgore:


“This piece was primarily a trust exercise, in which she told viewers she would not move for six hours no matter what they did to her.  She placed 72 objects one could use in pleasing or destructive ways, ranging from flowers and a feather boa to a knife and a loaded pistol, on a table near her and invited the viewers to use them on her however they wanted.  
Initially, Abramović said, viewers were peaceful and timid, but it escalated to violence quickly.  “The experience I learned was that … if you leave decision to the public, you can be killed… I felt really violated: they cut my clothes, stuck rose thorns in my stomach, one person aimed the gun at my head, and another took it away. It created an aggressive atmosphere. After exactly 6 hours, as planned, I stood up and started walking toward the public. Everyone ran away, escaping an actual confrontation.”
This piece revealed something terrible about humanity, similar to what Philip Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment or Stanley Milgram’s Obedience Experiment, both of which also proved how readily people will harm one another under unusual circumstances.” 
This performance showed just how easy it is to dehumanize a person who doesn’t fight back, and is particularly powerful because it defies what we think we know about ourselves. I’m certain the no one reading this believes the people around him/her capable of doing such things to another human being, but this performance proves otherwise.”

this is why performance art is important


So every single person who told me ‘ignore them they’ll go away’ and ‘you can’t let them know they bothered you’ and ‘They’ll stop if they don’t see you react’ and all that bull shit, my entire school career, I want you to look good and hard at this.
I want you to think about what you said.
What you keep saying.
What you are telling your children.
You are making them powerless.

that last comment. actually crying.

Confront your bullies
Confront your oppressors
Confront those who mean to use you
Otherwise they will keep doing it until they kill you

darkestgreen:

thebestworstidea:

resilientkate:

softgore:

“This piece was primarily a trust exercise, in which she told viewers she would not move for six hours no matter what they did to her.  She placed 72 objects one could use in pleasing or destructive ways, ranging from flowers and a feather boa to a knife and a loaded pistol, on a table near her and invited the viewers to use them on her however they wanted. 

Initially, Abramović said, viewers were peaceful and timid, but it escalated to violence quickly.  “The experience I learned was that … if you leave decision to the public, you can be killed… I felt really violated: they cut my clothes, stuck rose thorns in my stomach, one person aimed the gun at my head, and another took it away. It created an aggressive atmosphere. After exactly 6 hours, as planned, I stood up and started walking toward the public. Everyone ran away, escaping an actual confrontation.”

This piece revealed something terrible about humanity, similar to what Philip Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment or Stanley Milgram’s Obedience Experiment, both of which also proved how readily people will harm one another under unusual circumstances.”

This performance showed just how easy it is to dehumanize a person who doesn’t fight back, and is particularly powerful because it defies what we think we know about ourselves. I’m certain the no one reading this believes the people around him/her capable of doing such things to another human being, but this performance proves otherwise.”

this is why performance art is important

So every single person who told me ‘ignore them they’ll go away’ and ‘you can’t let them know they bothered you’ and ‘They’ll stop if they don’t see you react’ and all that bull shit, my entire school career, I want you to look good and hard at this.

I want you to think about what you said.

What you keep saying.

What you are telling your children.

You are making them powerless.

that last comment. actually crying.

Confront your bullies

Confront your oppressors

Confront those who mean to use you

Otherwise they will keep doing it until they kill you

(Source: andrewfishman)

kropotkitten:

Fun History Fact: The overwhelming majority of cowboys in the U.S. were Indigenous, Black, and/or Mexican persons. The omnipresent white cowboy is a Hollywood studio concoction meant to uphold the mythology of white masculinity.

Oh, please source this. I desperately need to shut someone up. 

ispenttoolongthinkingofanewname:

sassy-gay-justice:

waterbearwhiskers:

afro-dominicano:

whitepeoplestealingculture:

Got the honkies playing Black people, got the Black people playing the servants and assassins.
#BOYCOTTEXODUSMOVIE 

needed a recent example of cultural/historical erasure and white supremacy? here ya go.

What the actual fuck

lol I’m so fucking mad right now~
Like there better be a DAMN good reason Rhamses is white.

WTF? did no one read Exodus or what?

This bugs the ever-living crap out of me. White Hollywood actors need a fucking workshop in “roles that aren’t meant for us so we should actively refuse them”. 
Dear White Actors, STOP FUCKING TAKING PARTS THAT AREN’T WHITE. No excuses.

ispenttoolongthinkingofanewname:

sassy-gay-justice:

waterbearwhiskers:

afro-dominicano:

whitepeoplestealingculture:

Got the honkies playing Black people, got the Black people playing the servants and assassins.

#BOYCOTTEXODUSMOVIE 

needed a recent example of cultural/historical erasure and white supremacy? here ya go.

What the actual fuck

lol I’m so fucking mad right now~

Like there better be a DAMN good reason Rhamses is white.

WTF? did no one read Exodus or what?

This bugs the ever-living crap out of me. White Hollywood actors need a fucking workshop in “roles that aren’t meant for us so we should actively refuse them”. 

Dear White Actors, STOP FUCKING TAKING PARTS THAT AREN’T WHITE. No excuses.

lilcochina:

Yet ppl don’t understand how white privilege still exists in brown n black countries

lilcochina:

Yet ppl don’t understand how white privilege still exists in brown n black countries

micdotcom:

For many Muslim Americans, 9/11 was a double punch of tragedy and bigotry

The actions of 19 Islamic extremists on 9/11 left an indelible mark on America. Today, millions pause to commemorate the attacks’ 13th anniversary, to honor the victims and to remember that all life is special and sacred. But there’s an untold story amid the many speeches and moments of silence — one filled with a different kind of pain, grief and strong sense of loss. 

Those stories are now being told on social media