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Syan Rose’s Our Work Is Everywhere: An Illustrated Oral History of Queer and Trans Resistance by Tim O’Leary
Book cover of "Our Work Is Everywhere" on Syan Rose

Syan Rose’s intimate conversations with a wide spectrum of queer and trans people coalesce with her art as she portrays the people she spoke with.

Syan Rose’s Our Work Is Everywhere: An Illustrated Oral History of Queer and Trans Resistance by Tim O’Leary
Book cover of "Our Work Is Everywhere" on Syan Rose

Syan Rose’s intimate conversations with a wide spectrum of queer and trans people coalesce with her art as she portrays the people she spoke with.

Never a Single Crossing: Paul Yoon Interviewed by Katy Simpson Smith
Topographic blue and green book cover with an off-white outline of three individuals set on a mint background

On writing multiple timelines, teaching with love, and creating an epic in a minimalist way.

Linda Goode Bryant by Rujeko Hockley
Linda And Yvonne

“I was motivated to pursue a way to change the conditions that were causing Black artists I interfaced with every day to say, ‘They won’t let us, they won’t let us, they won’t let us.’ I got tired of hearing that, and I said, ‘Fuck them! Let’s start a gallery!’ So that’s how JAM got started. It was never about being included.”

—Linda Goode Bryant, “Recollections, Linda Goode Bryant” in Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Maren Hassinger by Lowery Stokes Sims
Hassinger High Noon 2

“Right, they weren’t paintings, they weren’t colorful, but I kept doing them because that’s what would come to me. I could have stopped, I suppose, but to me they seemed like good pieces and they were in line with my thinking. Artists do what they think is important to them in their life span. That’s what they’ve always done—Rembrandt or Van Gogh or Picasso. They did what they did because they thought it was important.”

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