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Monday, March 8, 2010

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"Makeshift Reclamation: New Feminist Art and Activism" is coming to the Pacific Northwest!

"Makeshift Reclamation," a multimedia event showcasing how contemporary feminists are resisting and creating alternatives to not only gender-based oppression but also a collapsing economic system, climate crisis, and more, will be touring the Pacific Northwest this spring. Featuring live readings, performances, and film/video/audio works by artists and activists including Jessica Hoffmann, coeditor/copublisher of the independent, transnational, antiracist feminist magazine make/shift; Hilary Goldberg, whose new project,recLAmation, is a Super 8 experimental documentary/narrative film in which queer superheroes navigate a future beyond capitalism; Alexis Pauline Gumbs; Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore; Little Light; Timmy Straw; Laura Piece Kelly; Jessica Lawless; and others TBA.

http://www.makeshiftreclamation.com

3/27, 7 p.m.: In Other Words Bookstore
8 Northeast Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR

Live performances by Hilary Goldberg, Maribel Gomez of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, Jessica Hoffmann, Little Light, and Timmy Straw; original film/video/audio works by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jessica Lawless, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

3/28, time TBA: Reed College, Eliot Hall Chapel
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR

Live performances by Hilary Goldberg, Maribel Gomez of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, Jessica Hoffmann, and Timmy Straw; original film/video/audio works by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jessica Lawless, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

3/31, 8 p.m.: Olympia Public Library
313 8th Ave. SE, Olympia, WA

Live performances by Hilary Goldberg, Jessica Hoffmann, and others TBA; original film/video/audio works by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jessica Lawless, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

4/2, 2:30 p.m.: University of Washington, Ethnic Cultural Theatre
3940 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle, WA

Live performances by Hilary Goldberg, Jessica Hoffmann, Laura Piece Kelly, Kai Kohlsdorf, Little Light, and others TBA; original film/video/audio works by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jessica Lawless, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

4/3, 7:30 p.m.: Left Bank Books
92 Pike Street, Seattle, WA

Live performances by Hilary Goldberg, Jessica Hoffmann, Kai Kohlsdorf, Little Light, and others TBA; original film/video/audio works by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jessica Lawless, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore


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