HSI Social Justice Series: Art & Radical Imagination with Local Artist Favianna Rodriguez
Join CCC and special guest Favianna Rodriguez for this HSI Social Justice Equity Series Event.
Favianna Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist, and social justice activist based in Oakland, California. Her art and praxis address migration, gender justice, climate change, racial equity, and sexual freedom. Her practice boldly reshapes the myths, stories, and cultural practices of the present, while healing from the wounds of the past. Favianna’s work serves as a record of her human experiences as a woman of color embracing joy, sexual pleasure and personal transformation through psychedelics as an antidote to the life-long impacts of systemic racism. Her signature mark-making embodies the perspective of a first-generation American Latinx artist with Afro-Latinx roots who grew up in Oakland, California during the birth of hip hop and the devastating war on drugs.
In addition to her expansive studio practice, Favianna is the co-founder and president of The Center for Cultural Power, a national organization igniting change at the intersection of art, culture and social justice. She has received the Robert Rauschenberg Artist as Activist Fellowship, the Atlantic Fellowship for Racial Equity, and the SOROS Equality Fellowship. An artist entrepreneur, she has co-founded various institutions, including the EastSide Arts Alliance, a cultural center and affordable housing complex in Oakland, CA, and Presente.org, the largest Latino online organizing community in the US. She is currently working on a film about generational womb trauma and healing.
5:30PM – 6:30PM Q&A, meet and greet, and poster signing after the event.
Pre-Registration is suggested for in-person attendance. Due to concerns regarding COVID-19 pandemic, masks are recommended, not required.Register on Eventbrite