Art Intervention, Politics At It’s Highlight — ‘The Illuminator’ Is An Art-Activist Collective Making A Strong Case For Public Art & Political Voice
#ShiftYourPerspective / Archives / Christina Lydia / Images / Politics / Pt. 8

Art Intervention, Politics At It’s Highlight — ‘The Illuminator’ Is An Art-Activist Collective Making A Strong Case For Public Art & Political Voice

“Our work calls attention to the many urgent crises that confront us, in support of the ongoing struggle for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.” — The Illuminator Continue reading

Edit Yourself: Change “Not Who We Are” To “Not Who We Want To Be Anymore” — It’s ‘Who We Don’t Want To Be’ That Must Actively Change
#MoreThanThoughts / Archives / Christina Lydia / Politics / Pt. 8

Edit Yourself: Change “Not Who We Are” To “Not Who We Want To Be Anymore” — It’s ‘Who We Don’t Want To Be’ That Must Actively Change

Language has the power to create and define situations; it has the ability to establish truths and realities; it has the strength to change what is unwanted and to create what is desired. If you truly do not condone what has happened in Charlottesville, if this was the needed wake up call that you have been waiting for, then call it what it is. Recognize it, understand it, listen to the voices that have been and are undervalued, and define this moment as one that must change. “Not who we are … anymore.” Anymore. Continue reading

This Moment: A Self-Narrative Project That Seeks Your Voice
Archives / Christina Lydia / Politics / Pt. 7 / This Moment

This Moment: A Self-Narrative Project That Seeks Your Voice

In an interview with photographer and mentor Thaddeus Miles about his work and his effort to shift our perspectives, I felt inspired to directly seek work that contributes toward sharing world-views and perspectives while also seeking words that document this moment in our history. Thus, This Moment was created. Continue reading

This Moment: A Self-Narrative Project That Seeks Your Voice
Archives / Christina Lydia / Politics / Pt. 7 / This Moment

This Moment: A Self-Narrative Project That Seeks Your Voice

This Moment is a self-narrative project that asks us to be present, if for only a few minutes in our lives. The purpose is to become conscious of our experience in relation to what has happened throughout this political season and since this administration came into power. My intention is to feature these moments as a collection of our voices and as a document of our response to this political climate. Continue reading