Tag: art

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TAKE ACTION: ‘The Music of Her Rivers’

“I speak for this river carrying the stillborn, the dying — this water that quenches the thirst of bosque, mergansers, warblers, and ash-throated flycatchers.” At Deceleration, we’re big fans of poetry that connects people to the land, to the air, to the spirits of our deeply intertwined families, this dance […]

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TAKE ACTION: Who Is Nature? Art Workshop

During a free workshop on Sunday, November 24, Mexican artist Karla Saenz will lead a class in the exploration of self-transformation through an awareness of belonging to nature. Space is limited. Email artepublico@gmail.com or text 210.660.3404. Courtesy Image. Who Is Nature? Art Workshop with Karla Saenz 12pm-2pm Sunday, Nov 24 […]

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Take Action: Earth Strike, Book Party, Mother of Trees

Friday: Earth Strike All day strike. Walk out of school, off your job, and meet at 11am at Milam Park in downtown San Antonio (500 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207). From Earth Strike: Until the world’s governments and businesses are held accountable to the people, we are refusing […]


San Antonio’s Great Wall (A Trump Mystery Post)

Everybody knows that walls work. You look at different places they put up a wall, no problem. You look at San Antonio. You look at so many different places. They go from one of the most unsafe cities in the country to one of the safest cities, immediately, immediately.” El […]


The Courage to Question

Anti-war veterans group, About Face, calls Witte Museum to account over George W. Bush exhibit Marisol Cortez I was living in Northern California when the Bush administration invaded Iraq in spring 2003, and I remember what relief I felt, through my horror and helplessness, that the organized opposition in that […]

making art out of gentrification

Flip That House: Turning Gentrification into Political Art

By Marisol Cortez and Brian Gordon Materials Disgust Brazenness Obsession Facebook Stepladder Rake Scissors Car, and probably a truck too PVC pipes and connectors PVC glue Duct tape 8 8’x4′ campaign signs FLIPPER SIGNS (50-75 is good) Box cutter blade Staple gun Staples (longest you can find) Hammer Marker Zip […]


The Birds and Dogs of Latinx Eco-Comix

Words by Marisol Cortez / Photos and Video by Greg Harman Last weekend, Deceleration tripped down to the Rio Grande Valley for the Latino Comics Expo, held in Brownsville—the southernmost city in Texas, nestled on the northern bank of the Rio Grande that sutures Tejas and México before it spills into the […]