Monthly Archives: November 2015

‘Homeland is Racist’: Subversive Graffiti

Homeland: Season Five

‘The Arabic script was not checked by producers, they claimed. “The content of what was written on the walls … was of no concern. In their eyes, Arabic script is merely a supplementary visual that completes the horror-fantasy of the Middle East, a poster image dehumanising an entire region to human-less figures in black burkas and moreover, this season, to refugees.”‘

http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2015/oct/15/homeland-is-racist-artists-subversive-graffiti-tv-show

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Ignorance does not lead to justice

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/comment/opinion/eugenics-the-academys-complicity/2016190.article


Where do ‘ideas’ happen…?

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How to Be Both (2014) Ali Smith

‘You can’t just make stuff up about real people, George says.

We make stuff up about real people all the time, H says. Right now you’re making stuff up about me. And I’m definitely making stuff about you. You know I am’.

(P. 139)


It’s Time to Talk

Balls and mental health