ALL VIVIAN EVERYTHING
BLVR: Do you remember the point where you felt yourself as human without needing to be desired?
VG: Yes, I do. But it came with a price. And the price, of course, was to feel separated from men. Not closer to them. Not hating them, just separated. To realize that we were all growing up with antagonistic cultures. The culture inside me was not the culture inside him, and the one inside him didn’t wish me well. We did not wish each other well. We were all instrumental to one another.
23:47 PM • 30 July 2014
“In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time.”
TIME TO REVIVE A CUSTOM
(Source: fat-grrrl-activism, via nogreatillusion)
23:53 PM • 29 July 2014
“Or suppose I am looking down our Boston street, in dead summer. I see a familiar life: the clapboard houses, the porches, the heat-mirage hanging over the patched road (snakes of asphalt like black chewing gum), the grey cement sidewalks (signed in one place, when the cement was new, by three young siblings), the heavy maple trees, the unkempt willow down at the end, an old white Cadillac with the bumper sticker ‘Ted Kennedy has killed more people than my gun,’ and I feel … nothing: some recognition, but no comprehension, no real connection, no past, despite all the years I have lived there – just a tugging distance from it all. A panic suddenly overtakes me, and I wonder: how did I get here? And then the moment passes, and ordinary life closes itself around what had seemed, for a moment, a desperate lack.”
—James Wood, On Not Going Home
01:57 AM • 28 July 2014
During halftime, I concluded I am into football as an organized sport 40% for the talent and beauty, 37% for the love, 8% for Müller on the field like a hyperactive child let loose on the playground, 8% for Neuer being Neuer, 5% for emotional outlet, and 2% for Joachim Löw’s smile when Germany wins.
20:59 PM • 13 July 2014
Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Orange Suit Sleeper, 2007
10:06 AM • 12 July 2014
Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Grassy Beach (Yellow), 2006
10:05 AM • 12 July 2014
Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Wading II (Blue), 2012
10:03 AM • 12 July 2014
Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Speedboat, 2014
10:01 AM • 12 July 2014
Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Water Ballet, 2012
09:58 AM • 12 July 2014