Asian Arts Initiative February First Friday Programming

Those Who Talk Back – Opening Reception

February 2 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm UTC-5
Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

Those Who Talk Back Opening Reception First Friday February 2, 6 – 8 p.m. Exhibition runs February 2 – April 6, 2018 Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition! Aram Han Sifuentes’ Those Who Talk Back invites all to enter her interactive library, which houses the Protest Banner Lending Library, and U.S. Citizenship Test Samplers. In these works, fabric protest banners and samplers become a stand in for citizens, non-citizens, immigrants, the disenfranchised, and for those…

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When the Chant Comes Book Tour

February 2 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm UTC-5
Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

When the Chant Comes Book Tour First Friday, February 2, 7 p.m.* Poet, performer, and educator Kay Ulanday Barrett has been bringing his unique poetry to audiences for over a decade, unpicking vital political questions around race, disability and gender, and chronicling the everydayness of life in the U.S. Empire with acute perceptiveness and vitality. Polemical, tragic, funny and tender by turns, these poems show a master craftsman at the top of his game. The evening will feature a reading…

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