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Saturday, March 24 • 9:30am - 10:55am
The Art of Dissent: Arts Activism & Radical Transformation

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The Art of Dissent examines the way that artists and their art respond to social issues and speak to the struggles we face in our society. It also highlights the possibilities for the use of art as an integral part of social movements. The sessions hands on sessions will seek to offer a vision of dissent that encourages greater and more in-depth collaboration between artists and organizers in helping bring radical transformation.

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Dasan Ahanu

Radical Voice & Artistic Expression
Dasan Ahanu is a jack of many trades; he is a public speaker, poet, organizer, workshop facilitator, spoken word artist, educator, songwriter, writer and emcee. Dasan has hosted or coordinated many poetry, jazz, Hip Hop, and cultural arts events. He has helped to establish and grow... Read More →
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Monifa Lemons Jackson

Co-Founder/Director, The Watering Hole Poetry
Monfia Lemons is an artist, writer, and educator. She is the co-founder and director of The Watering Hole, a writing retreat and artist development project for writers of color. Also recognized as SelahthePoet, Monifa began her poetic journey in Columbia, SC in the late 90s, where... Read More →

Saturday March 24, 2018 9:30am - 10:55am EDT