FOR THE LOVE OF THE BERRY

FOR THE LOVE OF THE BERRY

Valentine’s day has a cringe factor of 11 out of 10 for me whether I am single or coupled. Why, I am not sure? Maybe it has something to do with turning irreducibly into plastic capitalistic fodder. Or the fact that it, like most national holidays, is geared towards...
JUST A HOLOGRAM IN YOUR HEAD

JUST A HOLOGRAM IN YOUR HEAD

In the Fugitive Diaries, Jamika Ajalon, brings devisive opinion (for some) and discusses her experiences over the last two decades, as a queer WOC expat in Europe. From the year of President Obama’s election, to the present, when a politically stoked xenophobia...
DISPLACEMENT AND IDENTITY

DISPLACEMENT AND IDENTITY

In her first piece for #itchysilk poet, writer, filmmaker, and vocalist, interdisciplinary artist,  Jamika Ajalon discusses displacement and identity. Through her own personal journey from her native Amerika through Europe the issues regarding these contentious...
THE LONGEST LINE IN BERLIN EPISODE 3

THE LONGEST LINE IN BERLIN EPISODE 3

In the machinations of the gods we are pawns in their games of chess. After hedonistic nights courtesy of Club Berghain, Frederic takes a brief journey to Paris. Here he learns that just sometimes the gods answer requests. But is our narrator truly prepared for life...