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Mensen (Tanya Linn Albrigtsen-Frable) is a 30-year-old Brooklyn-based muralist, public artist and community facilitator. She currently works as a youth advocate for Parsons Scholars Pre-College Program, a teaching artist with Voices Unbroken’s poetry workshops in juvenile detention centers, and is a member of the Without Walls educators’ collective. She is passionate about the power of transnational and inter-generational dialogue and the potential of art in public space. You can reach Mensen for projects at msmensen@gmail.com, view her online portfolio at msmensen.com and blog at msmensen.tumblr.com.

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19 coisas que eu queria que tivessem me dito antes dos 20 anos, para que eu não tivesse desperdiçado uma década

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 10:02 AM

Um poema-lista para garotas trabalhadoras que procuram crescer e se encontrar.

1. Tudo bem abandonar qualquer pessoa, qualquer coisa e qualquer lugar que façam você se sentir uma merda. É difícil, mas tudo bem. E nem se dê ao trabalho de explicar nada para ninguém, a não ser que você...

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19 cosas que deberían haberme contado antes de cumplir 20

(5) Comments | Posted February 17, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Una lista para las chicas de clases populares que intentan crecer y encontrarse a sí mismas.

1. Está bien dejar a cualquier persona, cosa o lugar que te haga sentir como una mierda. Es difícil, pero está bien. Y olvídate de explicarle nada a nadie, a menos que tú quieras....

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Ok, Stupid: Hand-Drawn Selfies and Online Dating

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 12:34 PM

a/s/l?

Dating as a twentysomething feminist survivor in the age of selfie culture and social media is no joke. The personal is still very much political. We are living in an unprecedented moment of transition in interpersonal relationships, due to a combination of economic, social and technological transformation.

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Hätte ich diese 19 Sachen vor meinem 20. Geburtstag gewusst, hätte ich kein ganzes Jahrzehnt verschwendet

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 9:47 AM

1. Es ist völlig okay, sich von Menschen, Dingen oder Orten zu verabschieden, die dafür sorgen, dass du dich scheiße fühlst. Das ist gewiss nicht einfach, aber völlig gerechtfertigt. Du musst dein Verhalten auch niemandem erklären, es sei denn, du möchtest gerne. Sollen die anderen sich doch einfach selbst einen...

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19 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Turned 20 So I Didn't Waste a Decade

(67) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 5:21 PM

A list poem for working-class girls trying to grow up and into themselves.

1. It is okay to leave anyone and anything and anyplace that makes you feel like shit. It's hard, but it's okay. And fuck explaining anything to anyone, unless you want to. Let them fucking wonder.

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