UNPACKING CULTURAL CODES

NOTICING THE UNNOTICED

QUESTIONING WHAT HAS BECOME COMMON SENSE
CHALLENGING WHAT HAS BEEN TAKEN FOR GRANTED










KONTRAKAN | VOL 1: KUMPUL KEBO

A PLAYTICLE by Fieni Aprilia and ego heriyanto CL: Is romance even necessary?
MC: Well… Surely it isn’t food? So I won’t die without it. But it does have something to do with maturity
MC: According to them,  ACCORDING TO THEM don’t @ me
CL: EXACTLY. I mean, if they think it’s necessary then whatever but it’s so unfair that they keep shoving their preferences as normalcy down our throat (Read More)

FAILURE’S ART

SUBMISSION by Richard Leise“Kevin lowers to a knee.  Pain, like a taste, ripe, like passion fruit, runs from hip to knee.  For two decades now.  From at least since he was nineteen Kevin knew he was going to die.“ (Read More)

JESUS CHRIST AS ANTI-COLONIAL NECROMANCER IN ROMAN-OCCUPIED PALESTINE &  JESUS CHRIST AS COLONIAL NECROMANCER IN PERU AND THE PHILIPPINES

SUBMISSION by CA Russegger“In Spanish colonial sources, Indigenous religions are called “witchcraft” and “necromancy”—raising the dead. But Jesus did the same thing, revered as miraculous. So aren’t these terms colonialist labels to ‘other’ Indigenous religions?“ (Read More)

GETTING OUT OF ZOMBIELAND

SUBMISSION by Joe Haward“Throughout history, the ‘other’ has always been scapegoated by the collective mob as they are compelled by a contagion of violent desire to eliminate those who are ‘odd’, ‘odious’, or resistant to the mob’s desire.“ (Read More)