That is, the undoing of privilege occurs not by individuals confessing their privileges or trying to think themselves into a new subject position, but through the creation of collective structures that dismantle the systems that enable these privileges. — Andrea Smith, from The Problem with “Privilege” (via negatecity)
Collage by William Dole
GPOY Throwback to March. Fanboying over José having signed my copy of Cruising Utopia.
Best wishes and best of luck. A pleasure meeting you.
And now, today I wrote in his book at the Performance Studies Memorial,
Too soon, but not yet here. Always then and there. It was a pleasure meeting you too. Best wishes and best of luck to you too.
Here’s to carrying our dead with us. Carrying them to the then and there of other worlds, better worlds. Here’s to the dead who are gone, but also not yet here. Here’s to finding them, in the worlds they open up for us, on the paths they light up for us here and now.
RIP José Esteban Muñoz
Violence does not always take visible form, and not all wounds gush blood. — Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 (via embryons)
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Queerness is that thing that lets us feel that this world is not enough, that indeed something is missing. — José Esteban Muñoz (via francesetherealgumm)
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