Posts Tagged: Frida Kahlo

Setting aside Time for Magic: Talking with Myriam Gurba


Myriam Gurba discusses her new memoir, MEAN, her writing process, and why she has hope for patriarchy's dissolution. ...more

Notable Portland: 3/9–3/15


Thursday 3/9: Portland State University’s Chicano/Latino Studies Department hosts Frida-Fest in celebration of Frida Kahlo. Activities will including showing a documentary on Frida’s life, a poetry slam open mic, a photo booth, and fun political postcards. Casa Latina Student Center, 4 p.m., free.


Kahlo vs. Kardashian: The Subversive Potential of the Female Self-Portrait


Where does the line between the self-portrait and the selfie fall? ...more

The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Casa Azul Cripple


"I wanted to be sexual/sexualized, but not fetishized. But was becoming someone’s fetish the only way? How was being fetishized different than being desired for having a unique, unrepeatable shape...or would the one leg always and forever be the only thing that mattered?" ...more