Alibi V.28 No.39 • Sept 26-Oct 2, 2019 
Black Tiger Sex Machine

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We Are, We Are, We Are

SOMOS Festival lights the way home

This year’s SOMOS is going to be more inclusively complex than ever, promising participants as well as sponsors, performers—and everyone else in a 10-mile radius—a glimpse into what Albuquerque is or could be and what it very likely will evolve toward under continued progressive governance and consequent cultural expression.
Kharli Brockmeier: The Mother of Jellies.
Photo by Clarke Condé

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The Art at SOMOS

Installations, Activations and The Mother of Jellies

SOMOS is primarily a music festival, but swimming through the crowd this year in pulsing, color-changing LED fashion will be eight mermaids holding eight jellyfish made from umbrellas and festooned with shedding, colorful boas.