Featured Artist: Michelle Posadas
With the idea of telling stories through creating images is a vital part of social change movements, Michelle Posadas is a multi-media performance artist who examines how our personal stories connect to larger issues. She weaves her skills as visual artist and performer with illustration, projection, graphic design, photography, videography, elaborate costumes, set design, puppetry, song, dance, and so forth. She is a storyteller, organizer and teacher who brings communities together in collective art making. She learned how to use art as a vehicle for social change at Spiral Q Puppet Theater, located in Philadelphia, PA, for five years. Michelle continues to engage with organizations to make art that plays a part of activist campaigns. She has notably worked with Bread & Puppet Theater (Glover, VT), Heart of the Beast’s May Day Parade (Minneapolis, MN) and Dream Community (Taipei, Taiwan). She also has ongoing collaborative endeavors with eating the other and Tatlo Mestiz's.
Video produced by tiona.m. (LTA '09, ACG '07)