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Quinn Rivenburgh creates beautiful, intricate paper art

Quinn Rivenburgh: “Attention Is the Most Basic Form of Love”
5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 26

When people see Quinn Rivenburgh’s art, they often say, “This would drive me crazy!” The queer artist (who does not use gendered pronouns) finds the practice of paper cutting meditative; a symbolic form of whittling away what isn’t needed to reveal the image they want to create.

The process begins long before the first cut is made, however. Rivenburgh begins with an image, often of the human body, drawn in reverse on the back of a single sheet of paper. An X-Acto knife, with frequent blade changes, is used to make incisions on the paper atop a cutting board. Eventually, a work of art emerges.
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Police brutality against Disabled People of Color



a joint collaboration between FARAJA CANCER SUPPORT TRUST and the red pencil international The Faraja Cancer Support Trust is established with the aim of providing emotional, practical and complementary therapies support to anyone affected by cancer, including the patients and caregivers. Another objective is also to raise awareness about cancer through outreaches and campaigns in Kenya. The vision of Faraja Cancer Support Trust is Giving Help, Hope, Life to cancer patients and caregivers. Working alongside with several institutions and hospitals that offer medical cancer treatments such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery, Faraja Cancer Support Trust compliments with a holistic approach to cope with the challenges of cancer. Over 3,000 cancer patients have since access to the offers of complementary therapies like counselling, nutritional therapy and holistic self-care program. Besides, a ‘Craft for Cure’ program with the use of art-making has been set up and benefitted over 200 …

Racial Justice in Praxis Conference


Police Brutality against Disable People of Color