Slow Down. Wake Up.
Tumblr of Qiana Mestrich - visual artist/photographer and blogger at Dodge & Burn: Diversity in Photography History http://dodgeburn.blogspot.com
Slow Down. Wake Up.
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"Beyond my anxiety, beyond this writing,
the universe waits, inexhaustible, inviting."
Jorge Luis Borges (via fuckyeahjorgeluisborges)
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largeleavesinwarmwind:

blackpoemusic:

I really like soccer, but I love people first.
Photo: Police is “relocating” people from slum to “somewhere” over the rainbow.
World Cup for whom? Not me.

always reblog. brazil is a nation of displaced peoples.
largeleavesinwarmwind:

blackpoemusic:

I really like soccer, but I love people first.
Photo: Police is “relocating” people from slum to “somewhere” over the rainbow.
World Cup for whom? Not me.

always reblog. brazil is a nation of displaced peoples.
largeleavesinwarmwind:

blackpoemusic:

I really like soccer, but I love people first.
Photo: Police is “relocating” people from slum to “somewhere” over the rainbow.
World Cup for whom? Not me.

always reblog. brazil is a nation of displaced peoples.
largeleavesinwarmwind:

blackpoemusic:

I really like soccer, but I love people first.
Photo: Police is “relocating” people from slum to “somewhere” over the rainbow.
World Cup for whom? Not me.

always reblog. brazil is a nation of displaced peoples.
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School photo IDs 1 yr apart. Left: freshman in college 1995, right:  senior in HS 1994 #tbt #tbthursday #qiana
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vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
vmagazine:

In honor of Mothers around the world (pt 2 of 2)
'Delicatessen With Love', took photographer ©Gabriele Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature.  view complete gallery on his website
Lebgaa Fanana, 42 years old – Timimoun, Algeria – Chicken and vegetables CuosCous
Eija Bankach, 62 years old -€“ Massa, Morocco – Chicken Tajine
Ayten Okgu , 76 years old -€“ Istanbul, Turkey – Karniyarik (stuffed aubergines with meat and vegetables)
Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83 years old – €“ Mendoza, Argentina - Asado Criollo (mixed meats barbecue)
Bisrat Melake, 60 years old – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Enjera with churry and vegetables
Flatar Ncube, 52 years old – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Sadza (white maize flour) and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter
Laura Ronz Herrera, 81 years old – Veracruz, Mexico– Vegetarian Tamal 
Joyce Muape, 49 years old – Kalulushi, Zambia – Inkoko Nama Spices (Roasted spiced chicken)
Julia Enaigua, 71 years old – La Paz, Bolivia - Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup)
Fifi Makhmer, 62 years old -€“ Cairo, Egypt – Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie)
all images©gabriele galimberti
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shorttermwhat:

that rare time a magazine featured an Indigenous woman on the cover without reverting to cultural stereotypes…
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Wall + paper installation from my solo show at Sweet Lorraine Gallery in Red Hook. see it by appointment (contact me infoatqianamestrichdotcom) or come to the closing party on 6/27 from 6-9pm!  (at Sweet Lorraine Gallery)
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New piece at my solo show opening tonight, “Trust Your Struggle” at Sweet Lorraine Gallery in Red Hook. Open 6-9pm, come on by!  (at Sweet Lorraine Gallery)
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(via NEWS - QIANA MESTRICH)

Solo Show Opening Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Sweet Lorraine Gallery - photography by Qiana Mestrich
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Vanessa German sculpture at “Cabinets of Wonder” exhibit  (at Children’s Museum of the Arts)
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Sculpture made of leather scrapped from old shoes by Jean Chin at “Cabinets of Wonder” exhibit  (at Children’s Museum of the Arts)
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Virtual object created by me whistling using Francois Brument’s Vase #44 (2009) sound-to-volume algorithm installation  (at Museum of Arts and Design)
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Naim Josefi, Melonia Shoe (2010)  (at Museum of Arts and Design)
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Tamae Hirokawa, Skin and Bone Chair from Skin Series (2008)  (at Museum of Arts and Design)
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(via Weekly Roundup: Hank Willis Thomas’ Berlin Show, Photographs of Colonial India and More | Dodge & Burn)