Many years ago when I was a teaching assistant to the celebrated poet June Jordan at UC Berkeley, she gave me a piece of advice to help me weed through the pile of student submissions we received: if it is abstract, throw it out. I thought she was joking but then she handed me a one page sheet of “no-no words” that she prohibited students from using. The list included words like “racism,” “oppression,” and “loneliness.”
Aguda y punzante reflexión sobre los cada vez más inesperados efectos de la naturalización de la violencia en México, a propósito del caso de secuestro y asesinato de un niño en Chihuahua, a manos de otros menores.
This performance-installation mourns and denounces the terrible wave of femicides plaguing Ciudad Juárez since the 1990s.