Big Blade is a group of friend-artists that felt uniquely positioned to pool our resources and create a cooperative art space that we hope to expand into a physical printing press. At this point, we are really no more than a group of friends with a backyard, and some walls to call our outdoor gallery. We've graduated from that into doing pop-ups and putting out zines, and we hope to one day have more resources at our disposal, like a risograph printer. All of the money that we make from doing shows goes back into our efforts to expand our reach and ability to amplify artists (both ourselves and others).
At the most basic level, climate denial is expressed as a sort of “business as usual” apathy, the inability or unwillingness to change one’s daily patterns of material consumption and disposal.
Someone recently asked me what I hope for and I didn’t know how to answer. Of course, I hope for things and I am sure you do as well — but in the past few months I’ve begun to reconsider what it means to have hope as an activist.
Sea turtles are integral to the Lowcountry ecosystem. So, what does it really mean to #ProtectWhatYouLove?