Closing Plenary with keynote panel, "Space is the Place: BIPOC Ownership and an Uncompromised Future"
Date & Time
Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Space is the Place: BIPOC Ownership and an Uncompromised Future
Organized by Anne Ishii (she/her),Executive Director, Asian Arts Initiative (Philadelphia, PA)
Zaire Love (she/her), artist and filmmaker, Remade Ruins (Memphis, TN and Oxford, MS)
Meena Natarajan (she/her), Artistic/Executive Director, Pangea World Theater (Minneapolis, MN)
Gaby Strong (she/her), NDN Foundation Managing Director, NDN Collective (Rapid City, SD)

What does a just and liberated future look and feel like? Speakers will share their visions for making and claiming space as essential for sovereignty, independence, liberation, and an uncompromised future for communities of color. The discussion will explore artist Zaire Love’s work to create an oasis in the magical Black South, Pangea World Theater’s collaboration to develop the Center for Peace and Social Justice in Minneapolis in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, and NDN Collective’s work to build Indigenous power through property ownership and the LANDBACK movement.

Art Talk
The Unarrival Experiments—Unconcealment Ceremonies

This session will provide closed captioning in English and ASL interpretation. This session will be recorded.