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On the Intersection of Art and Justice

Written by Rachel Hammitt //

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”
Cesar Cruz

The visual arts are a funny thing. They confuse. They move. 1,039 more words


Outsiders Krew: Share the word

The street art duo uses the power of graffiti to bring focus to marginalised communities around the world.

by Nikhil Sreekandan

From Bogota to Manila, the… 918 more words


Alternate Poems

He wants to be a writer. He knows wanting to be a writer is not the same as being a writer. He sits in front of the laptop every morning before the birds have begun singing, before the sense of duty comes to distract him. 211 more words


Chapter 3: Mathare Valley

Mathare Valley.

Today we go into Mathare Valley to visit Mathare Worship Center and walk through the slums. Today specifically is one day that our entire team has been told many, many times to really try to spiritually, emotionally, and mentally prepare for, perhaps even more than the other days of this trip. 1,756 more words


Bogotá, architectural and social challenges

Bogota, exploration of a sprawling city

We are still in Bogotá, huge city of more than 7 million inhabitants. It is the 29th most populous city in the world. 476 more words


I visit a Vietnamese orphan near Sapa

I visit a hill tribe girl in a mountain village in north Vietnam.

Corruption brings on Emotions

26 June 2017

I felt so troubled after being at this school we visited in the slums of Nairobi but at the moment I could not put reason behind it all. 286 more words