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NEA Big Read | "Citizen" Collage Self-Portrait Workshop

When

Thursday March 14, 2019: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Where

Downtown Library: Secret Lab

For Whom

Grade 6 - Adult

Description

At this public art workshop, participants will examine the visuals in Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine and study various artists who use collage to address issues of identity and social justice. They will be provided with materials to make their own collages and write artist statements that will be hung in a gallery at the culminating event on March 28th. This workshop will be led by local visual artist and poet Anika Love.

The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the sharing of a good book. For more information, see www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read. This event is in partnership with the Neutral Zone.

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