Essex bred spoken word poet currently running riot in The home of Partridge. Fueled by cookies, hopeless romanticist's, anarchists and growing up in the places no one wants to go I'm Joshua I'm 21 and an anthropology/film nerd and i will write poems on request in exchange for vegan snacks.
this is occasionally a space for me to spew high thoughts, this could make squares feel uncomfortable, if you are a square please leave now.
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Melbourne, Australia based visual artist Penny Byrne creates powerful political messages using vintage porcelain figurines and found objects. These darkly humorous figurines span a range of issue such as global politics, pop culture, and the environment. A well respected ceramics conservator, Byrnes meticulously forges her wonderfully twisted figurines with great precision.
awkwardsituationist: photos by gmb akash of children drinking and collecting (and of one man bathing in) unsafe water from the mollar slum in dhaka, bangladesh. home to about 15,000 people, most of whom moved from rural areas to become garment workers, the slum lies on ten acres of low lying land saturated with runoff from those textile factories.
according to wateraid, 32 million people lack access to safe drinking water and 80 million lack proper sanitation in bangladesh, which accounts for a quarter of all deaths in the country each year. of those, 110,000 will be children under the age of five from something as treatable as diarrhea.
globally, 780 million people lack access to clean water, while one in three lack access to basic sanitation (which is eight million more in 2011 than in 2010). more than one billion people around the world live in slums like the one seen here, a number which according to the united nations is expected to double in seventeen years.
Ok, I also found some little grammar mistakes on these two, so I’m reposting them ;)
Young Lady on a Paper Moon ~ c.1915
Some film monsters by Greg Ruth
Feminism means every woman has the right to choose how she wants to dress..
Don’t tell other women how to dress, mind your own fucking business!
i’m a veiled muslim girl and let me tell you something
i wore the veil because I WANTED to, not because someone forced me. our holy book states that once you get your period, you should cover your hair. some women are 60 and still haven’t worn it. when i reached puberty, i went to my parents and I TOLD THEM that i want to wear it. my parents thought it was too early, but i insisted because this is something that i feel is right.
so don’t go on saying that we’re oppressed. some families do oppress the females, but we’re not ALL like that.
not every woman wearing a veil is oppressed. we just chose to wear that veil like you chose to wear that tiny black dress last night.
if a woman is free to not cover up her body, then why is she not free to cover it up, too?