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.
|Where:||Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 140, Wheelchair accessible)|
|When:||Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)|
|Genres:||Current Issues / Politics / Social Science, Music / Performing Arts, Nuestras Raices, Poetry|
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....
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....