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awQward Talent Camp Philly: A Weekend Workshop by Trans & Queer Artists of Color

Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 am-5:00 pm
[ Leeway Office -1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832 ]
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awQward Talent Camp Philly: A Weekend of Workshops by Trans & Queer Artists of Color

This 12-hour workshop over the course of two days will make space for artists of all disciplines to strengthen their work through writing. Artists J Mase III (ACG '07), Brooklyn Dreamwolf (YaliniDream & Jendog Lonewolf), Dane Figueroa Edidi, and Regie Cabico will facilitate workshops on performance, hip hop lyricism, writing, and more. 

Workshops: Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Leeway Foundation 
Participants must be able to attend both sessions. 

The workshop is free but space is limited. Register here or by calling our office at 215.545.4078. 

We will also offer ASL and childcare by request. Requests must be made by 5pm on Monday, October 23. There will be an option to request when registering.

Join us on Saturday, October 28, 8:00 PM at Asian Arts Initiative (1219 Vine St), for an evening of performances by awQward Talent artists. Open to the public. ​
This event will be ticketed separately.

About awQward camp:
awQward specifically seeks to provide a platform for trans & queer folks of color to share their art and brilliance with the world. We are an organization that believes no social justice movement can take place without art and creativity. From percussion to dance, oration to comedy, singer songwriter to spoken word artist, we create space for the ingenuity of TQPOC folks to be uplifted and acknowledged.

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Upcoming events
10/2811:00 am - 5:00 pm

awQward Talent Camp Philly: A Weekend Workshop by Trans & Queer Artists of Color

This 12-hour workshop over the course of two days will make space for artists of all disciplines to strengthen their work through writing. Artists J Mase III (ACG '07), Brooklyn Dreamwolf (YaliniDream & Jendog Lonewolf), Dane Figueroa Edidi, and Regie Cabico will facilitate workshops on performance, hip hop lyricism, writing and more. 

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Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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