Editorial Statement

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by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

An introduction to SHADOWS from Stillpoint Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.

With POLY- (POLYPNEA, POLYGLOT & POLYDIPSIA)
photography by EJATU SHAW

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Word Count: 2,296

by Marcie Rendon

Walking the Red River to honor Murdered & Missing Indigenous women.

With WATER
a video by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

Desire and Pleasure

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by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

On why we’d be fools to sever pleasure from desire.

With INTERVENTION, HAPPY TRAIL & 911 CALL
artwork by ERIN M. RILEY

BIOPOLITICAL WARS IN THE ERA OF THE ALT-RIGHT

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by Dr A. Kiarina Kordela

A warning to the left on the dehumanizing potentials of shame.

With RAY OF HOPE
a video by DUNCAN McKELLAR

Detached Complicity and Willful Disbelief: Challenging Attitudes on Race and Racism in Europe

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by Joe von Hutch

On why it’s time to stop believing white people came from Europe, and that Europe is a continent at all.

With artwork by HANNA LEE JOSHI

 

THE OVERWHELMING URGE

Word Count: 1,106

by Ella Frears

Poetry inspired by the repressed feminine origins in the history of psychoanalysis.

With GREY CLOUD and YELLOW DROOP
artworks by SARAH SLAPPEY

On the Myths of Being White and Being Exceptional

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by Elizabeth Tannen

On the lies that white privilege tells.

With CONQUERORS & MONSTER
photographs by PAMELA COHN

FISHING FOR FALLEN LIGHT

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by Lora Matz

One psychotherapist’s journey from extreme poverty & domestic abuse, through institutional abuse & clandestine drug testing in the US psychiatric system, into transcendence & a life of healing.

With WHEN WE WENT THERE WE WALKED THE PERIMETER
artwork by KATE HOLFORD

Non-fiction Review: Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

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by Rebecca Gilroy

A review of Lisa Taddeo’s ‘Three Women’ and the hidden experiences of sex and gender for three white women in America.

SEEKING THE SELF: ERIKA

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by Seeking The Self

As Stillpoint Magazine continues its collaboration with Seeking the Self, we meet Erika, who lost a loved one and her faith at the same time. How can the shadows of this experience rehabilitate her into a coming back to the self?

EXILE

Word Count: 4,040

by Sokol Ferizi

A short story on the exile of the body, tongue, mind, and soul.

With KOSTËRRC (CH)
artwork by PETRIT HALILAJ