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Decentering…

In short, decentering ourselves means the questions of indigeneity, where we come from, and what we do with that information, are now infinitely complex matters. The mere finding of answers is no longer enough in a world that resists resolution. Bayo Akomolafe

Muscae Volitantes

A while ago, I read about the curiously shaped, worm-like, floaty things that we often notice swimming in our field of vision. There’s a name for these things: muscae volitantes. They are annoying, disturbing the clarity of our focus and yet resisting full definition themselves. With these critters, you cannot have a ‘closer look’. The …Continue Reading >>>

Diagonally…

Don’t be too afraid of criticism or being ‘wrong’. Whatever crosses you out brings you to your queer lineage. Whatever crosses you out complements you, and reminds you that no one stands up straight and tall upon the world. We stand diagonally.

Dreams

Thinking about thinking is difficult. Not to mention thinking about dreaming. Considering that we spend most of our lives in dream states – experiencing the sometimes vivid, sometimes vague images, thoughts and feelings that beleaguer us when we sleep – it might be baffling to many that we do not quite know why we dream. …Continue Reading >>>

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