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Art, Resistance, & Survival


Playwright and performance artist Virginia Grise joins poet Vickie Vertiz for a dynamic discussion on resistance and survival--both on the personal, day-to-day, level and in a broader sense as individuals situated within systems and cultures of oppression.


Panelists
Virginia Grise

From panzas to prisons, from street theatre to large-scale multimedia performances, from princess to chafa – Virginia Grise writes plays that are set in bars without windows, barrio rooftops, and lesbian bedrooms....

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Vickie Vértiz

Vickie Vértiz earned her MFA from the University of California, Riverside. A Macondo and VONA fellow, she is a Los Angeles–based poet, writer, and social justice advocate who teaches creative writing to adults and young people across the country....

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Tucson Medical Center

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