COY (curating our year)

colleen
a collection of personal essays & a celebration of content by people of color
Created 19 Jan 2021
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  • curating our week: vol. 2 ⚡
    08 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    Hello! This is vol. 2 of curating our week: a round-up of a few things that have inspired me to keep going in my creative process as a [insert whatever profession I feel like being today] with this we...
  • curating our week vol. 1 ⚡️
    06 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Hello & welcome to vol. 1 of curating our week: a round-up of a few things that have inspired me to keep going, creating, breathing, etc. as of late with hopes of spreading that same energy to anyone ...
  • Surprise, I'm Still Alive!
    14 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Hello, yes, it’s actually me. I’m here! I’m alive (by default)! I’m in California! I’m funemployed! I’m mentally stable (jk)! I’m working on a refreshed version of this newsletter (yay)! But first, wh...
  • It's Been a Year
    15 Mar 2021 • 6 min read • 4 1
    I’ve been hella struggling with what to write this week. Each new draft and page was met with a mirror of my mind succeeding time and time again to draw blanks, unable to form cohesive thoughts or opi...
  • An Education
    21 Feb 2021 • 9 min read • 4 2
    In October 2020, the movie Yellow Rose made its theatrical release across the nation. While still in the middle of a pandemic — and after days and days of going back and forth in my mind about whether...
  • The Performance of It All
    08 Feb 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
    Today marks exactly 250 days since the black squares — which will never not be a topic of conversation, at least any time soon, simply because of how performative allyship revealed itself in the month...
  • The Performance of It All
    08 Feb 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
    Today marks exactly 250 days since the black squares — which will never not be a topic of conversation, at least any time soon, simply because of how performative allyship revealed itself in the month...
  • How Did I Get Here?
    24 Jan 2021 • 4 min read • 4 2
    I had my first anxiety attack about 3 years ago, when I was on “vacation” visiting my family in the Bay Area (I use quotes because when you work at a small company and are the only person on your team...
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