Geekery

Tonr — The Photo App That Makes Your Melanin Pop!

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Created by a group of app developers, including three Black women, who wanted to create an app that was inclusive, tonr currently consists of 10 photo filters that “amplifies how beautiful a variety of skin tones are instead of washing them out.” Y’all, I love this app!

The Scene

PHOTOESSAY: LA Pride and Vigil

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As one speaker said, ‘a federal official suggested that maybe it was best to cancel the festivities – we said back, maybe you don’t know who we are.’ We stand up, fight hate, and spread love.

Travel

Bombay Beach Bienalle – Year 0

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I arrived knowing literally nothing about what was happening — all I had was the text saying “come, it’s going to be weird and amazing.” To be honest I can’t really describe it better than that. So here’s what I saw.

The Scene

PHOTOESSAY: Dinah Dinah Dinah

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This year I decided to DO Dinah (as opposed to last year when I ran away and went camping). It’s basically “how long can I survive in the heat before I die” and then “how long can I stay at this party before I pass out” and repeat.