1084 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO

National Protest Reading

Wednesday, September 4th, 7 PM, $10-20 suggested donation – cash only*
* no one turned away for lack of funds

 

The Chicago Flagship reading/fundraiser for “Writers for Migrant Justice” takes place on September 4, 2019 at 7pm at the The Nightingale.

“Writers for Migrant Justice” was launched in order to support the groundwork being done by Immigrant Families Together. Online, we want to raise $5K by Wednesday, September 4th in order to support detained/formerly detained migrants. Visit the page: https://bit.ly/2O3BkJa

So far, there are flagship readings in more than 40 cities including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. This direct action is being led by Undocupoets/organizers Christopher Soto, Javier Zamora, Anni Liu, and Jan-Henry Gray. The Chicago reading will be hosted by Nabil Vega and Jenn Romero.

List of readers for the Chicago reading:

Tara Betts
Mai Doan
Lindsay Eanet
Tarfia Faizullah
T Clutch Fleischmann
Aricka Foreman
Rebecca Morgan Frank
Raych Jackson
Jennifer Karmin
Maya Marshall
H Melt On
Natasha Mijares
Jose-Luis Moctezuma
Faisal Mohyuddin
Nami Mun
Daniela Olszewska
Jacob Saenz
Daniel Suárez
Valerie Wallace
Naomi Washer
Yarrow Yes Woods



Filed under: anarchy, performance, poetry, queer, social justice, surveillance, travel

VIX: Pomegranates

VIX: virtual international exchange — brings together national and international artists to contemplate ideas of intimacy and queering spaces, places and gestures. The artists advance a more intergenerational, queer, & poc centered dialogue that introduce meditations on practices deeply rooted in performance, moving image, voyeurism, spectacle & theater.

Queer Blessings for Eid al-Adha
Programmed by Nabil

Nabil is an artist, creative organizer and experience
designer currently based in Chicago. Since 2014, they
have been organizing and curating performance
and new media works in collaboration with organizations
and artist run platforms such as MIX NYC and VIX.

Currently, Nabil is a programmer of
The Nightingale Cinema and
UX/UI Design Faculty at the Flatiron School.

Nabil’s works have been exhibited nationally and
internationally in museums, festivals and galleries;
including a solo exhibition at the
New Bedford Museum of Art (2018) and featured
in publications such as Phaidon’s Art and Queer Culture(2019),
Emergency Index Vol. 6&7, The Guardian,
The Washington Post and The Aerogram.



Filed under: artist in attendance, Asian, autobiography, black and brown, cityscape, collaboration, documentary, environmental, ethnography, expanded cinema, history, home movies, international, muslim, narrative, new media, performance, place, queer, social justic, south asian, urban

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