Sometimes you witness someone overcome endless obstacles, defy odds, swim strongly against the current, and succeed where others have predicted failure. Estela Pangoza is doing exactly that.
The carnival is the shadow of hierarchy. In every age, in every continent, it reappears as one answer to inequality. People return to the very parts of themselves that had to be repressed to fit in and highlight, exaggerate it in order to free themselves. The question today is, how are you going to return to yourselves?
Languages are disappearing faster even than butterflies – except in the conlang community. Conlanging (from constructed language) is obsessional, hermetic, prolix, and involves Deep Chops, combined with the spirit of play.