Tanya Evanson‘s video poem, “Almost Forgot My Bones.” Evanson is an Antiguan-Quebecoise poet, vocalist, whirling dervish dancer, arts educator and director of Mother Tongue Media and The Banff Centre Spoken Word Program. Her work is featured in such works as her six chapbooks, three studio albums, anthologies and documentaries, Generation Exile and In Search of […]Read More Otherworldy Videos: Tanya Evanson
Another blogger award nomination! Yay me! Thanks Jane for nominating me; I feel so appreciated. Thank you all my supporters and friends!Read More Versatile Blogger Award — Thanks!
The songs on Pegasus Warning’s latest EP, Woof Ticket, has a yearning to them. Just like the title of the first track “Acoustic,” his voice and the music desire a sensual, acoustic feel, but the electronic format of the music simultaneously dismembers and distorts singer, Guillermo E. Brown, taking him away from it. Like double […]Read More Modern Griots Review: Pegasus Warning’s “Woof Ticket”
Towns named after on Santeria gods and goddesses in Miami. Supernaturals forced to live in caged cities and branded with symbols. A city of fairies, vampires, trolls, shapeshifters, witches, mermaids, and pixies as pets. A love triangle and a romance between college revolutionaries who are fighting against social system hierarchy. A serial killer detective story. […]Read More Modern Griots Review: Kenya Wright’s “Fire Baptized”
Thanks to Melanated Writers Collective for quoting the poem today. As a writer, I love the sensuality of this poem; how the two are creating themselves and the world around them in writing. Like two deities writing themselves into existence. Recreation Coming together it is easier to work after our bodies meet paper and pen […]Read More Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth: Audre Lorde’s “Recreation”
Freshlyground – “Take Me to the Dance” Pegasus Warning – “Try So Hard” Directed by Wangechi MutuRead More Otherworldly Videos: The Love in the Dance
*Black Science Fiction Film Festival on February 7th in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch clip below: *The Alien Bodies: Race, Space and Sex in the African Diaspora Conference will be taking place at Emory University on February 8-9 in Atlanta Georgia. Sadly, I won’t be there, but at least it will be recorded for later viewing. Also, […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Black Science Fiction Festival, Alien Bodies, Blitz the Ambassador and The Last Poets, NYU Black Surrealism Conference…
Rho-cass from DeviantART. “Pseudospring” “The idea behind it — biomechanics. Maybe she’s some cybernetic organism that draws energy from ‘energy springs’ that crop up in the form of these weird ‘cyber trees.’”Read More Art of This World: Rho-Cass