Oof. Swiss magazine Friday writes up the A-S FP H&M P. “…. a mix of Army knowledge, art performance and genuine resentment in the face of thousands of surveillance cameras…”
Probably the abject materials are too strong, too difficult to work with—the girly defiled witchy outcast hello kitty suicidal fairy whore—you think you can get some critical distance but you’re wrong, the materials are sticky, they’ll strike back, catch you up. Knowing this I still spend $50 at the beauty supply warehouse. At home, I hold the materials in my hands. Bright energy emanates from plastic containers. I feel stupid, excited, and ugly.
SOME NOTES ON THE ANTI-SURVEILLANCE FEMINIST POET HAIR & MAKEUP PARTY available here as pamphlet/PDF.
IMPORTANT: print double-sided, flip on the short edge. Make sure printer settings are also set for the short edge. (some fonts look wonky on screen but seem to print fine)
A few of the 100 copies printed in Oakland and stapled in Seattle are still available; email email@example.com for trade or gift.
i painted bullet holes on my cheeks. washed out my mouth in beige and gray. another woman lined the edge of her lips in black resembling ashes or dust. it was disgusting. at one point, one woman asked, can we wear red lipstick? at another point, i asked if my wig made my face look fat. ugh. ugh. ugh.