issue eight

                                                                     IDENTITY

 
 
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featured artist / travel story

Vanessa Acosta of Wasi Clothing

 
 
Designing with indigenous, hand-woven textiles means that you are working with sacred materials.

Fashion Designer and Photographer Vanessa Acosta has garnered attention for her handmade label Wasi Clothing. In this feature, Vanessa shares her thoughts on designing, ancestral respect, Bolivian-American identity and recounts her recent travels through South America. View her full photo story and article below.

 
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editorial / interview

Mi Hermana by Alicia Vega  

 
We deliver the babies, we raise the children, we run the world.
 
 

I started my photography career in the most inherently feminine way possible - photographing home births. I gave birth to my own son at home, with three midwives present. The whole experience was incredibly empowering and permanently changed me. I felt such a sense of camaraderie amongst women after that. It was like, we deliver the babies, we raise the children, we run the world...

 

 
 
 

 
 

food & culture / INTERVIEW

Chicano Eats with Esteban Castillo

One of the reasons I started Chicano Eats is because I kept seeing other people outside of our culture being tapped to share our stories and speak for our culture, erasing our narratives and creating their own, and I wanted to do something about it.
 
 
 

 

 

Capítulo 038: Femme Defense

mamis of myth and bullshit

Locatora Radio 

 

Locatora Radio is a Radiophonic Novela which makes space for the exploration and celebration of the experiences, brilliance, creativity, and legacies of femmes and womxn of color. Each Capitulo of Locatora Radio is made with love and brujeria, a moment in time made by brown girls, for brown girls. Listen as Las Locatoras, Mala and Diosa, keep brown girl hour and discuss the layers and levels of femmeness and race, mental health, trauma, gender experience, sexuality, and oppression.

 

culture / podcasts we love

Issue 8 / Identity

 
 

 

CONVERSATIONS & EMPOWERMENT

View all Conversations & Empowerment ...

 
 
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