Woke Kids Story-Making Workshop: Decolonization + Self Determination
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October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018
Duration: 4 sessions. Saturdays, 2-3:30pm, from October 6 to October 27.
The aim of the workshop is to help children (ages: 8-10 years old) work collectively to create stories that empower and celebrate people of different backgrounds. We will encourage children of all abilities to use their own ideas, knowledge and creativity to tell stories that they want to read and write that will be based on a social justice theme. The workshop will go through the basics of creative writing, illustrating and the importance of representation in art. The final draft will be digitized by artist and instructor Gammy Alvarez.
Gammy Alvarez is an artist, activist and organizer from NYC. Her creations challenges the system that we currently live under by showing powerful women of color resisting and fighting back. Her mission is to educate through art that is not only visually powerful, but to help … Read More ›