Gio stands in the corner of the restored cottage at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, near New Orleans. The walls are painted in a vibrant, glorious mural of birds and foliage erupting from a rosy, dazzling sunrise. The ocean swirls in the background, and a rainbow arcs from the top right corner into the center of the image, above Gio's head.
I’m a
born, raised, and living in Yelamu (San Francisco, CA). Some other places I consider homes: 29 Palms (Mar'rah), New York (Lenapehoking), Lago di Como (Lombardy). I consider myself a community weaver, and view ritual, shared meals, art-sharing, and dancing to be regenerative practices core to activism and transformation.
Some relevant descriptors that inform my identity: queer, anti-zionist diasporist Jew (Ashkenazi with a touch of Sephardic and Romani), deep ecologist, neurodivergent, chronically ill, covid cautious.
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The Final Strife by Saara El-Arifi
Let’s All Become Fungal!: Fungal Teachings and the Arts by Yasmine Ostendorf-Rodríguez
Pleasure Activism by adrienne marie brown
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