America

Originally posted on Tony Cochran :
America, I once dreamt of your rolling hills, your mountains, your cities, and as a child in rural Southern Oregon, in Summer-times many, poured my mind and spirit onto the possibility of traveling to your core, to New York City, and then, a wave of successive Events happened, all of…

Frank Chinea Inguanzo: Mastering Melancholy

Originally posted on Tony Cochran :
Frank Chinea Inguanzo (b. 1952) is a Cuban-American artist based in Miami, Florida. The art critic and founder of The School of Francis Bacon, Alexander Verney-Elliott, says of Chinea Inguazno’s work, “[It] vividly reminds me of the German Expressionists Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emile Nolde and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Also the German…

Prison As Power: Being & State Contra Negativity & Notion / Prison Abolitionist Philosophy From A Former Prisoner

Originally posted on Tony Cochran :
“Inside An Abandoned Panopticon Prison in Cuba” / Fidel Castro spent two years at Presidio Modelo in 1952 / 2017 / Image Courtesy: Atlas Obscura / https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/panopticon-prison-cuba Tony Cochran’s book Prison as Power: Being & State Contra Negativity & Notion is a call for further critique of the prison-industrial complex,…