Song “Watchlist” is a Must Listen for Overseas Resisters

The song “Watchlist” is a moving and inspiring piece from Sarah Jane Burgess´s debut album Department of Heartbreak.   Sarah Jane Burgess released her album, the 19th of September, and its haunting songs draw on old americana to tell stories about travel, lonesomeness, and the monotony of loss. If you are living overseas you might…

Art Resist: Back-to-School Reading List for the Conscious Soul

In today’s political climate, the discourse children overhear is often volatile and harmful in that the devaluing of certain peoples’ lives have become almost normal. Thus, in spirit of the back-to-school sales, ARO have compiled a list of picture books that were either written by refugees themselves or by those close to them. As an…

Art Resist: “REFUGEES WELCOME,” says Madrid

“REFUGEES WELCOME” Photo taken by SC Yeowoo. Madrid, Spain As I was strolling by the Plaza de Cibeles, the neo-gothic symbol of  Madrid, I saw the banner flying loud and proud. Having lived in the south of Spain for a few months, my head immediately swam with the thoughts I had went through and then…

Art Resist: Choose Love, Photos by Elainea Emmott

Photos by London photographer Elainea Emmott On the 4th of June, at the Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park, London UK, the Women´s March on London held a vigil for the victims of the Manchester and London terror attacks. We asked women of all and no faiths to join together to call for equality, dignity, and peace;…

Art Resist: Message to a woman. Art where it is least expected

untitled Photo taken by SC Yeowoo. Public Restroom Madrid, Spain “Mirate, mujer. No estás hecha para depender. Nadie debe ser la piedra que te arrastre al fondo y no te deje salir a flote. Eres guapa, eres lista, eres fuerte. Tú eres la dueña de tu vida y tu destino.” “Look into yourself, woman. You…

Art Resist: JustFolk Records “Anthem for the Resistance”

The song, COMA TONIGHT, featured in this week´s Art Resist section, comes from the group JustFolk. The vocal track was recorded in Barcelona; the lead guitar in Ibiza, Spain; bass in St. Paul, MN; keyboard and backup vocals in Helena, MT. The song, COMA TONIGHT is one of 10 songs on JustFolk´s forthcoming album called…