All posts by Lisa Bowden

Notes from the Motherfield LIVE! Online / Dec 5

Saturday, December 5, 2020 on Zoom 6pm Tucson MST / 5pm PST / 8pm EST. TICKETS NOW ON SALE. Advanced purchase required. Ticket on sales close at midnight Dec 4. Regular $20 / Discounted $15 / Gift-a-ticket $20 KPI will donate Gifted tickets to women of color and Deaf community members who wouldn’t otherwise be able

Safe Spaces Online: KPI Teen Revolt

Teen Revolt (formerly known as Teen Takeover) is happening now on Zoom and streamed on KPI’s social channels. Check out the stunning and clear voices of teen thinkers, activists, and artists Melora and Piranha. Happening every other Saturday starting at noon PT/Tucson time. Next one coming up Nov 21. On Instagram @kpiteentakeover and @korepress KPI Teen

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Julie Patton

In this collage, visual artist, poet and performer Julie Patton shows a literal “world view” of the primordial mermaid who also sees the bones of Black people in the depths of the Atlantic.                       “This work is so pertinent to historically tied fins, souls tangled

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Metta Sama

In this poem Metta Sama presents a series of impactful statements on race in everyday life that, in the aggregate, convey the aggression of supremacist/bullying performative utterances.   WhyWeCan’tHaveNiceThings# I am terribly aggrieved about Atticus Finch being outed as a racist. I’d rather remember the good he did. Team Atticus! Saying that The Khaleesi is

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves

In this untitled poem, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves pulls the lens on racial violence all the way back to explore the notion of “intra” racial violence, killing among members of the human race, identifying many of the differences we see as rationales to violence as even smaller than they are in our home on this