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February 25, 2016

Favianna Rodriguez art exhibit now open through March 11

Submitted by Al Littlejohn

Freedom, Justice, Voice, Power!

Feminists Igniting Resistance and Empowerment, or FIRE, an official student organization, invites you to visit Favianna Rodriguez's art exhibit in 102 Leasure Hall.

Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist, cultural organizer and political activist based in Oakland, California. Her artwork explores major themes such as migration, economic inequality, gender justice and ecology. She has lectured globally on the power of art, cultural organizing and technology to inspire social change, and leads art interventions in communities around the country. Rodriguez is the executive director of CultureStrike and co-founder of Presente.org.

Artwork is available for viewing until March 11 in 102 Leasure Hall during the following hours:

Mondays: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Tuesdays: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesdays: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fridays: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additionally, Rodriguez will deliver an artist talk, "Art, Pleasure & Imagination," from 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 7, in 13 Leasure Hall, followed by a reception.

For more information, contact Alaina Littlejohn, president of FIRE, at alaina1@k-state.edu or visit the American ethnic studies department's website.

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