Theory and Politics
The Dazzling Swamp in Pittsburgh, where soil and soul are combined in the practice of urban farming, cooperative economics and soul sessions.
BACK TO THE FUTURE: Indigenous Migration and the Mexican ImaginationCo-written by Gizelxanath and Ben BarsonPublished by the Theatre Communications Group
"Look at Me:" Mistification and White Erasure of Erroll Garnerwritten by Ben Barsonpublished by the University of Pittsburgh Jazz Archive
It is crucial to understand the difference between cultural solidarity and appropriation with erasure when it comes to the music of Black Americans. Read this contribution from Ben Barson to the University of Pittsburgh's Archive on the great pianist and composer Erroll Garner.
This film, by students of Crystal Fortwangler's Chatham University Course on Film and Sustainability, interviews Ben and Gizelxanath on Ecological politics in their musical and prefigurative work.
Food systems are in critical crisis. Learn how and why with this article written by Barson for Ecosocialist Horizons.
Understand what music we bring into the world with this review from our friends at FoundSound Muisc.