It’s link roundup time! Art, activism, and all the spaces between.
- Pittsburgh’s March for Choice is June 18! Get the flyer here.
- A manifesto for creatives: Artists, Raise Your Weapons. I’ve been chewing on this for over a month, trying to figure out how I feel about it.
- Gwenn Seemel: Artists are future-makers. “Artists… serve a concrete purpose in our communities and in the world’s community: we re-imagine the world and help to make it work better.”
- Newly drafted Pittsburgh Steeler Baron Batch is also a social justice artist and an eloquent writer.
- Why the priorities of most so-called libertarians these days are, in a word, FUCKED. UP. A Messed-Up Libertarianism
- Being a good ally and using your privilege for good.
- Interstitial awesomeness: classical cello meets street dance
- Looking into the past: a flickr set of locations of old photos, the old held up to mesh with the new. Just go look, would you?
- Surrealist photographer Shawn Vandaele. I originally found him through a photoset that was posted without attribution; only the filename of the images told me who it was. Let this be an object lesson: if you like someone’s work enough to post it, post the name of the artist with it! Doing otherwise isn’t quite stealing, but damn close.
- Badass artist Crystal Gregory does Invasive Crochet.
- Douglas Adams wrote this 12 years ago and it’s still dead accurate: How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet
Date: May 19, 2011