MAY 14 / 6:00PM
Hosted by LaShana Jackson + Faheem Majeed
Produced by La Keisha Leek
Artists Bad News Women, Christian Cruz, Gira Dahnee, Heather ‘Byrd’ Roberts, Maya Mackrandilal, Ladan Osman, + Stephanie Graham
This evening features women of color who’s current work in some form, represent manifestos which by identifying personal and familiar narratives, perform womanhood and cultural heritage. Through text, video, sonic healing, humor, and movement, the artists take in to question what it means to be woman and, addressing but not limited to oppression, respectability, liberation, and love. The evening includes xicana cultural performance artist Christian Cruz, transdisciplinary artist and writer Maya Mackrandilal, founder of Selected Black Experience Council Stephanie Graham, native South side poet and performer Heather Roberts, author of The Kitchen Dweller’s Testimony Ladan Osman, vocalist and songwriter Gira Dahnee, and Bad News Women tweeting and Instagramming live.