“A poisonous, crucial element of this imposed expectation is that brown people and their books should look back, into a past and a place that may never have existed.”
Volume 30 Issue 4
Muslim and Hindu villagers alike worship Jholmolia as their mother and believe her waters bring light into their lives.
Harsh, but stay with me.
This issue is dedicated to the memory of Dr.
Well, this is our annual ritual, so to speak.
After Mark Rothko’s Untitled (Red on Red), 1969 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Peace Pavilion
Since human beings are eminently perishable, they seem to have an obsession for permanence.
Artist Statement: “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die… for the harder I work, the […]
Qi or Ch’i is often defined as a spiritual force that emanates from, or animates, living beings.
[This tribute to Art Solomon is an adaptation of a radio documentary written for Radio Canada International in 1995, a […]
Réflexions de l’artiste La photographie est entrée dans ma vie à l’adolescence et s’y est taillée une place […]
[NOTE: A different and shorter version of this essay, with another title, has appeared elsewhere.] Kabari ani?
Musée Rodin, 1972 I saw this body I am sure of it.
Lorsqu’on nous regarde d’en bas, ça donne l’impression que notre vie est facile.
Cayo Santa Maria (Written in Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba in February 2017, right after meditation on the beach) […]
Selection of aphorisms from Yahia Lababidi’s forthcoming book, Where Epics Fail: Aphorisms on Art, Morality and Spirit – Unbound UK […]
Talula Talula, my seven-year-old visitor, meets the ghost of my husband in my kitchen.
Film Review of Mathieu Roy’s The Dispossessed (Les dépossédés) The camera shows a woman in a field.
Chronic Fatigue System Too tired to exercise (who gets mono in their 50s?), endorphins droop and symptoms of menopause […]