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:
T Clutch Fleischmann
Rebecca Morgan Frank
H Melt On
Yarrow Yes Woods
Filed under: anarchy
, social justice
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
, black and brown
, expanded cinema
, home movies
, new media
, social justic
, south asian