Lawan is the Indonesian word for “to resist”. When building muscle, the key is small and many reps.

Call & Response

Oakland-based Asya Abdrahman digs deep to cast healing blue shades over the rewriting of America’s painful history.

Cultivation in Hell

Yennu Ariendra writes to us from Java about appropriating the colonial history of coffee as a locus of cultural power.

A playlist of resistance

Resident selectors Jan and Morgan dig in the history of some key tracks and artists from around the world for this month's theme.