Tag: Joseph Thomas

Power & Subversion

Article by Joseph Thomas (Philadelphia, PA) I began to explore the subject of power in 2012 during the rehearsal process for a play written by Jean Genet called Splendid’s. The play takes place in a hotel suite where seven gangsters

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Holding Space: An Act of Service

Article by Joseph Thomas (Atlanta, GA) Working in the registration office, I witnessed all sorts of people arrive at ROOTS Week, carrying all sorts of equipment, instruments, paintings, photographs, journals. Some entered into a familiar space, dashing into the room

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Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.