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Sunday, October 23 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Generating New Visions through ARTivism

"Art is Our Weapon, Our Medicine, Our Voice, and Our Vision” is the motto of the luminous and wildly original poets, performers, educators, and human rights and eco-activists extraordinaire Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman, aka Climbing PoeTree. They will share the tactics and strategies that have sustained them as cultural workers, illuminating how poetry, media-making, creative interventions, and collaborative public art can be used to strengthen our movements for social and environmental justice. Be prepared to get creative, imaginative and inspired!


Workshop Speakers
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Climbing PoeTree

Multimedia Theater Artists
Climbing PoeTree (Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman) are a spoken word duo, award-winning multimedia theater artists, and committed organizers and educators who have toured (in a bus that runs on recycled vegetable oil) to hundreds of cities nationally and internationally presenting alongside powerhouses such as Vandana Shiva, Angela Davis, Cornel West, Alicia Keys, and Alice Walker. They have presented & led workshops from the United Nations... Read More →

Sunday October 23, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Exhibit Hall