Navigating Space for Women through Poetry, Literature and Art

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Photos of Asya Abdrahman, Faith Adiele and Tonya Foster
In celebration of International Women’s Day, poet and travel writer Faith Adiele, poet Tonya Foster and visual artist Asya Abdrahman will discuss the ways they make place and navigate the literary, artistic and academic worlds in which they live and work. The event will include readings by the authors and offer opportunities for visual and literary artists to respond to each other's work. This event is presented in conjunction with the MoAD exhibition Where is Here, curated by Jacqueline Francis and Kathy Zarur. Made possible by the generous support of Zellerbach Family Foundation. Free to $10.
Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street, San Francisco
The Poetry Center, Museum of the African Diaspora
The Poetry Center
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Asya Abdrahman

Asya Abdrahman is a San Francisco-based mixed-media and installation artist who considers the intersection of cultural identity, human rights and the environment in her work.

Faith Adiele

Faith Adiele was raised in the Pacific Northwest and earned two Master of Fine Arts degrees from writing programs at University of Iowa. She is the author of the ebook/audiobook The Nigerian-Nordic Girl’s Guide to Lady Problems and the award-winning travel memoir Meeting Faith.

Tonya Foster

Tonya Foster was born in Bloomington, Illinois, and raised in New Orleans. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from University of Houston. She is the author of A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna, 2015) and co-editor of Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art.