Chant To These Hard Times

An Ode To Survivors


Description: Site specific Installation.

Medium: Textile, thread and Sound.


Exhibited:

My Body Is The House We Live In // Gibney, New York City / Sep. 25 - Oct 10 , 2019








2019-08-12
Chant To These Hard Times - An Ode To Survivors
2:36 minutes WAV audio
Link to video: vimeo.com/353683516



Chant To These Hard Times - An Ode To Survivors

These are hard time to survive trauma, in all its layers and layers
These are hard times to survive ableism
These are hard time to think war will never end in my land...
These are hard times to be a survivor,
These are hard time to survive domestic violence, to survive abuse, to survive racism, to survive misogyny, to survive transphobia, to survive hate...to survive.
These are hard times for antifascism and for antifas

These are hard times to be raped and these are hard times to apologize for an abortion
These are hard times to survive toxic masculinity
These are hard times to not fight every day against white supremacy
These are hard times to survive technocapitalism
These are hard times to survive: borders, nations, inaction...
These are hard times for not caring and not doing
These are hard times to survive isolation
These are hard times to survive apathy
These are hard times to survive: lack of love, lack of tenderness, lack of generosity, lack of rebellion
These are hard times to survive a never ending pile of lies
This are hard times to survive the imminency of our planet melting
To survive white women complaining to managers and police about blacks and immigrants
These are hard times to survive colonialism
These are hard times to survive abuse of power
These are hard times to survive in silence
So here, I say it
Son Tiempos Dificiles, y aqui sigo/here I remain y aqui sobrevivo/and here I survive!
In these hard times, I survive!



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