MUNCH 14: Art, Resistance, and Community Celebration

Published on February 26th, 2009 by laniwurm

Start: Mar 8, 2009 – 2:00 pm End: Mar 8, 2009 – 4:00 pm Favianna Rodriguez MUNCH 14:

ART, RESISTANCE, AND COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: A public art presentation and community dialogue with Favianna Rodriguez

Sunday, March 8th 2:00 – 4:00 pm W2 Launchpad (116 W Hastings) Free

Artist activist Favianna Rodriguez is one of Utne Reader magazine’s ‘Top 50 Visionaries’ of the year. She’ll talk about her art practice and how the Oakland, Eastside Arts Alliance Center she’s co-founded – combining a community centre, youth programs, a media arts collective plus social housing – offers an inspiring model for Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Sponsored by Coca Tea Canada, DTES Community Arts Network and Tides Canada Endswell Fund. Part of the 9th annual Sista’hood Celebration, in recognition of International Women’s Day

MUNCH is a regular series of critical discussions on cultural planning and arts issues affecting the creative people living and working in the Downtown Eastside.