I haven’t found my group yet, and it’s a process of putting myself out there to do so.
I wrote in my personal statement in my initial application that writers, artists and creators of color gave me the confidence to finally harness the power of my background and exercise agency over my own experiences.
Continue to overlook rapper Saba at your own peril.
When I first read The Penderwicks, I was eight years old, somewhere between 10-year-old Jane and four-year-old Batty.
As much as I love the smorgasbord of operas written by white men, there are opportunities for female composers and people of color who aren’t being utilized.
Personally, many of my favorite covers have been just as varied — although with each of them, I’m able to tie the image to a specific moment within the album that’s ingrained into my memory.
I may not be the one dancing on the stage to Hindi songs, but I certainly appreciate seeing them on the screen, and understand what they mean to my identity.
I am burnt out and tired of succumbing to external expectations.
Great art has always been about spectacle — Instagram is just changing the way we engage with it and, in turn, changing the market of art itself.
When looking at my track record, it’s easy to think that I am indeed a quitter.