Coming up next Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Kearny Street Workshop presents
Where We Are Now: Activism Today
Featuring Eric Mar, Diana Pei Wu, Favianna Rodriguez, and Le Tim Ly, and moderated by Robynn Takayama
an Activist Imagination event
Join Kearny Street Workshop and a panel of activists, artists, and organizers for a discussion about the present state of activism, the arts and community.
Where We Are Now: Activism Today takes place Tuesday, January 22nd, at Kearny Street Workshop‘s space180, located at 180 Capp Street, at 17th Street, San Francisco. The panel features San Francisco School Board member Eric Mar, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Program Director Diana Pei Wu, artist-activist and founding member of Eastside Arts Alliance Favianna Rodriguez, and activist and co-founder of Liberation Ink Le Tim Ly, and is moderated by community artist Robynn Takayama, and will examine, explore, and challenge the state of activism today.
Where We Are Now: Activism Today, is the second in a series of discussions that is part of KSW’s Activist Imagination program exploring the past, present, and future of arts and activism. The Activist Imagination also features an exhibition of new work developed by three lead artists, Bob Hsiang, Donna Keiko Ozawa, and Christine Wong Yap, responding to and exploring the themes raised in the program. The visual exhibition opens Friday, February 29th, 2008, at KSW’s space180.
Date & Time: Tuesday, January 22, 2008; 7pm
Location: Kearny Street Workshop’s space180, 180 Capp Street, 3rd Floor, @ 17th Street, San Francisco
Cost: Free and open to the public.
The Activist Imagination project is made possible in part by a grant from the Creative Work Fund through support from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the James Irvine Foundation. Activist Imagination is also supported in part by a grant from the San Francisco Foundation and from KSW’s members and individual donors.