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Indira Allegra, Intervention: Tension as Creative Material
Indira Allegra, Intervention: Tension as Creative Material
WhenTuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Campus locationDiscovery Hall
Campus roomDiscovery Hall Room 061
Event sponsorsSchool of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences 

Please join us for a public event featuring Oakland-based performer, artist, and writer Indira Allegra. A KQED “Woman to Watch,” Allegra is a recipient of the Oakland Individual Artist and Queer Cultural Center grants and has been honored with the Jackson Literary Award, Lambda Literary Fellowship and Windgate Craft Fellowship. Allegra’s work has been featured on BBC Radio 3, Surface Design Magazine and will be featured in the Spring 2018 issue of Art Journal. Her commissions include works for SFMOMA, de Young Museum, The Wattis Institute, City of Oakland, SFJAZZ Poetry Festival and the National Queer Arts Festival. She has screened at festivals such as MIX NYC, Hannover LGBT Festival, Bologna Lesbian Film Festival and Outfest Fusion.

Her public talk, “Intervention: Tension and Creative Material,” will be followed by a conversation with IAS faculty members Anida Yoeu Ali and Thea Quiray Tagle. The event also includes a reading by IAS graduate Jasmyne Bryant.

Free and open to the public. 

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