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Saturday, June 20 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Weaving Community: Transforming Trauma with Textile Art

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Throughout history people have used available materials to decide where home is, creating sites of resistance to dislocation and dominating narratives. Textile arts are one way to map memories, document family history, and locate ourselves. Through discussion and hands-on activities, we will explore various forms of textile art including weaving, crochet, quilting, and embroidery. We will discuss how individuals and communities can use textiles to heal from displacement, trauma, and marginalization.

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Indira Allegra

Indira Allegra is a writer, visual artist, and winner of the Jackson Literary Award and Oakland Individual Artist grant. Her work has been published and screened internationally.


Saturday June 20, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Art Education: Room 156