Peter Freestone

Minneapolis Ignites in the Wake of George Floyd’s Murder

On the 25th of May, Memorial Day, the national holiday to honor and mourn American military martyrs, a devastatingly routine act of police brutality was captured on camera. Yet another cop murdered a Black man. George Floyd was pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police and suffocated under the weight of the knee pressed against his neck. Some of George Floyd’s last words echoed Eric Garner’s dying plea for mercy, “I can’t breathe".... Read More
Peter Freestone

Peter Freestone

Peter Freestone is a migrant artist and cognitive labourer with a background in English linguistics and translation of Mandarin and Japanese. He is founding director of Batonic Projects, managing editor of White Fungus, and co-curator of Spectacular Atrophy, Printed in Taiwan, and Barrak Art Book Fair.