& once again via & thanks to the great work ArabLit is doing: JUNE 15, 2019 More than 100 people were killed and hundreds injured in the government’s June 3 attack on a sit-in in Khartoum, where protesters were gathered to demand justice, accountability, and choice in their future governance. The sit-in site had also been a site for art: By Lemya Shammat Before it was brutally stormed at … Read more Against Erasure: Art and Sudan’s Sit-in
It seems useful at this point in time to remind ourselves of some of Hannah Arendt thinking — thinking that here turns around the American revolution, its political system & constitution.
Below, the notice I just received for Martinican poet Patrick CHAMOISEAU’s new book. Below that, my quick translation of the excerpts, with which I am in total agreement: Frères migrants, qui le monde vivez, qui le vivez bien avant nous, frères de nulle part, ô frères déchus, déshabillés, retenus et détenus partout, les poètes déclarent en votre nom… Migrant brothers, who live the world, who live it well before us, brothers from … Read more Patrick Chamoiseau: “Le Livre Luciole”
“we can’t build a wall. we can only spout pure water again and again and drown his lies.” -Eileen Myles 340 poets, 730 pages. Coming in mid-February. For more information, go to: http://www.spuytenduyvil.net/resist-much-obey-little.html