News, Press, & Events
The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective stands in solidarity with the #metoo movement and Jaishri Abichandani (artist, curator, and founder of SAWCC) as she organizes a collective, silent performance-protest at The Met Breuer on Sunday, December 3rd, 4-5 PM. Jaishri recently shared her experience of photographer Raghubir Singh– who currently has an exhibition up at the Met[…]
A Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with visual artist Shahzia Sikander Date & Time: Monday, September 25, 2017, 6-8 PM Organizer: NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality Venue: 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor This event is free & open to the public. Venue is accessible. This talk will explore Sikander’s pioneering practice that takes classical[…]
Date & Time: Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6-8 PM Organizer: A/P/A Institute at NYU Venue: NYU Global Center, Grand Hall, 238 Thompson Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10012 Registration is free! RSVP here. In 1997, DJ Rekha (Rekha Malhotra), brought her love of bhangra and hip-hop to the New York City party scene and launched[…]
Photo credit: Jessie Cohen and Ramsey Mathews Date & Time: Sunday, June 25, 2017, 1 – 3PM Place: New York Foundation for the Arts | 20 Jay Street #740 | Dumbo, Brooklyn | (closest trains: F to York Street, A/C to High Street) RSVP encouraged: to RSVP, please send a quick email to firstname.lastname@example.org Join[…]
Image courtesy of Sweta Vikram Date & Time: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 12-2 PM Place: Asian American Writers’ Workshop, 112 West 27th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues), New York, NY 100010 Workshop Fee: $10 Limited spaces available, advance sign-up required. To sign up, send a brief email stating your interest to email@example.com Many obstacles[…]
Image courtesy of Sa’dia Rehman When your head is spinning from the alternative facts that a bumbling, fascist government is throwing your way, come out and set the record, your mind, and your body straight with some good old-fashioned truth-telling and dancing. This year, to celebrate 20 years of arts and resistance, SAWCC is hosting[…]
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