Women artists of color are at the forefront of Portland’s expanding cultural and nightlife scenes, producing multidisciplinary exhibitions, performances, readings, screenings, dialogues, and dance nights that foreground Black and Brown bodies, voices and perspectives and insist on the intersection of art and social justice. With Natalie Figueroa (Y.G.B.); Mia O’Connor and Madenna Ibrahim (Deep Under Ground); Blanca Stacey Villalobos (Las Pochas Radicales); Intisar Abioto; and Akela Jaffi. Moderated by Kemi Adeyemi, TBA:16 Guest Scholar.
About Panels & Roundtables: Artists, curators, writers, scholars, and activists come together for discussions that touch on timely topics and themes in art and politics, resonating across the Festival and the field.