jeou:Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto for『PAPER』Magazine, September 2008. Recognised instantly in the fashion industry a year after their debut collection(s) in 1982, these two designers are known for their ideas of beauty which included intentional flaws, a monochrmomatic palette, extreme proportions, drapery, asymmetry and gender neutral styles.
Pachuca y Pachuco
Portraits of Bay Area women by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh.
At Betti Ono Gallery in Oakland, CA, February 20, 2014.
Opening reception this Friday at Betti Ono in Oakland!
to ensure meaningful work during the latest hours
Last week I attended the Bay Area premiere of Roe at Risk: Fighting for Reproductive Justice, which is part of The Alliance for Justice’s First Monday Films. The premiere also included a panel discussion featuring a few of the most proactive women mobilizing the fight for Reproductive Rights, including Oakland’s ACCESS Women’s Health Justice Board Chair, Guadalupe Rodriguez, and California State Assembly Majority Leader, Toni Atkins!
Here, 15 minutes procures empowerment, education, and inspiration.
"One class presses on another, for all are aiming to procure respect on account of their property; and property once gained will procure the respect due only to talents and virtue. Men neglect the duties incumbent on man, yet are treated like demigods. Religion is also separated from morality by a ceremonial veil, yet men wonder that the world is almost, literally speaking, a den of sharpers or oppressors."
Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society’ (A Vindication of the Rights of Women)
BAY AREA @jarfy_friksciun ‘s UFOFBI (from sweden!) plus me @WHITERAINBOW playin oakland @ LOBOT friday jan 24 (and at @vacationsf in SF on jan 23rd!!)
Talk Talk - ‘I Believe In You’
I dreamt a child and I walked along a yellow road, drove on a grey freeway under a matching sky, and sat in a small, warm house. We never touched nor spoke. My eyes followed the landscapes, and occasionally shifted to my feet. The lasting reality of the child would only ever be a feeling.