Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Best 12 Signs of May Day 2017

May 2nd, 2017

Check out these amazing signs from today’s marches, rallies, and actions.


Queens of the Corner: Pedro Lemebel y Las Yeguas del Apocalipsis

April 30th, 2017

Pictured above: Francisco Casas (left), Pedro Lemebel (right). I first learned about Chilean artist and activist Pedro Lemebel while watching an interview with Chilean queer musician Alex Anwandter about his latest album, Amiga. On that album, there’s a track called Manifiesto in which he tackles themes of gender and sexuality; a track that Anwandter said [...]


Rita Indiana is back with a rallying cry for our gente

March 30th, 2017

After a seven-year absence, La Montra Rita Indiana is back, and she does not disappoint. She had told the world that she would never again make music - "ni por un millón de dólares" - so don't mind us while we are freaking out at this epic moment. Never one for simplicity, the queer Dominicana [...]


Ponte Redi: Songs to bump to get ready for Lánzate 2016

October 29th, 2016

Some music to give you a taste of the power of our familia coming together.


A Philly Latina Artist Doing Big Things, Literally.

March 8th, 2016

For over fifteen years as a visual artist, community arts educator, and highly skilled muralist, my creative process continues to be embedded in claiming and transforming space in ways that affirm or challenge people’s experiences in that space; and providing the opportunity to create a dialogue through art around the most profound personal or community issues.



January 20th, 2016

Mijente collaborated with Chicago artist, Vicko Alvarez Vega, to explain why it uses the “x” in Latinx in the program book for its founding convening.


Lánzate – The Jump Off

December 19th, 2015

Mijente collaborated with Chicago artist, Javier Suárez, to explain why it’s starting in its program book.


Cover art for Lánzate 2015

December 10th, 2015

Mijente commissioned this piece from Eric J. Garcia for its founding convening, Lánzate – The Jump Off, in December, 2015.