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  • Sep 01, 2022

Taking a Break

THAO NGUYEN PHAN’s Portrait of March, from the series Dream of March and August, 2019, watercolors on silk, 30 × 40 cm. Courtesy the artist and Sharjah Art Foundation.

If there is one thing that the world isn’t short of, it is crises. From the threats of rapidly disintegrating ecologies and resource shortages, to the deterioration of democracies and broader sociopolitical inequities, there are issues aplenty. Many of us feel strongly about voicing loud and clear our perspectives on these challenges and sharing what we believe to be right. But how do we engage in such discussions without repeating the same logics of hegemony and domination? Are there alternatives to fighting power with power?

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