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Posts tagged "Asian Arts Initiative"

Iran Hyphenated – Short Films Of The Iranian Diaspora

Curated by Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) and Lila Yomtoob, this free film series will be screened as a part of the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). [learn more]

Working Conditions Opens at AAI

The exhibition runs from September 4 - December 15, and officially opens with a First Friday reception on September 7 at 6:00pm. [learn more]

Pratima Agrawal (ACG '18) to be featured in PAPA Mini-Residency Showcase

Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists Mini-Residency will showcase work from selected members of their inaugural cohort, including one of Leeway's newest Art and Change Grantees. [learn more]

Here To Stay Closing Event in Chinatown

A curated projection exhibit targeting issues of displacement and immigration rights will illuminate outdoor space on Friday, July 6th. [learn more]

Eiko Fan's Art is Food Lecture and Interactive Performance

Local artist Eiko Fan (LTA '12; WOO '98) will share her 48 years of artistic evolution and invite the audience to be a part of her wood sculpture performance in this special interactive artist talk and workshop. No experience necessary! [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Hosts its Summer Asian American Artists Town Hall

AAI presents its popular Artists Town Hall on Monday June 18 from 6-8 pm. Get a sneak peek of new works, network, and pitch your projects, events, and artistic opportunities, or just introduce yourself! [learn more]

Womxn in Asian America Womxn in Asian America

Womxn in Asian America

Womxn in Asian America is a course taught by Melissa Kapadia that examines the hxstories and lived experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander womxn (women, trans, and non-binary people) through readings of scholarly, narrative, activist, and popular texts; in-person conversations; film and other media; and explorations of our own lived experiences. The course will be held on Sundays from February 4 through March 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Asian Arts Initiative. [learn more]

When the Chant Comes Book Tour When the Chant Comes Book Tour

When the Chant Comes Book Tour

Asian Arts Initiative hosts a book tour for Kay Ulanday Barrett's When the Chant Comes on Friday, February 2 at 7:00 PM. Unpicking vital political questions around race, disability and gender, Kay will be joined by local poets Osimiri Sprowal and Ras Mashramani (ACG '16). [learn more]

Spring Asian American Artist Town Hall Spring Asian American Artist Town Hall

Spring Asian American Artist Town Hall

Asian Arts Initiative hosts a Spring Asian American Artist Town Hall on Monday, January 29, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Get sneak peeks of new works by local artists, pitch your upcoming projects, events, or artistic opportunities, and network with fellow artists over a delicious potluck. [learn more]

Youth Arts Workshop Community Craft and Art Fair Youth Arts Workshop Community Craft and Art Fair

Youth Arts Workshop Community Craft and Art Fair

Asian Arts Initiative's Youth Arts Workshop (YAW) presents a Community Craft and Art Fair on Saturday, December 9 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Check out an array of unique homemade jewelry, crafts, art, accessories, and more created throughout YAW’s fall after school program. [learn more]

Un/Distracted: Making Art in the Age of Interruption Un/Distracted: Making Art in the Age of Interruption

Un/Distracted: Making Art in the Age of Interruption

ArtistsU is hosting a workshop called Un/Distracted: Making Art in the Age of Interruption on December 11 at Asian Arts Initiative. They will share findings from their Un/Distracted survey, discuss tools and tactics for finding balance, and finally solve everybody's email crisis. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Seeks Office & Business Manager Asian Arts Initiative Seeks Office & Business Manager

Asian Arts Initiative Seeks Office & Business Manager

Asian Arts Initiative is seeking an Office & Business Manager, a new position that will be responsible for managing key functions within the Operations and Finance department. [learn more]

Cynthia Dewi Oka Launches New Book, Salvage

Cynthia Dewi Oka (ACG '16) hosts a book launch for her newest work, Salvage, on December 1 at the Asian Arts Initiative. Salvage is a collection of poems that explores the question "how do we transform the wreckage of our identities?" [learn more]

Hurry Up and Wait Exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative Hurry Up and Wait Exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative

Hurry Up and Wait Exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative

Maria Dumlao (ACG '17) has work included in exhibition Hurry Up and Wait at Asian Arts Initiative. The show is curated by Adriel Luis and is on view Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm from now until December 15. [learn more]

Hurry Up and Wait Curator's Talk with Adriel Luis Hurry Up and Wait Curator's Talk with Adriel Luis

Hurry Up and Wait Curator's Talk with Adriel Luis

Join Asian Arts Initiative and curator Adriel Luis this First Friday, November 3, for an in-depth look at their current exhibition surrounding immigration, Hurry Up and Wait. [learn more]

Artist Town Hall Artist Town Hall

Artist Town Hall

Join Asian Arts Initiative for Philadelphia’s inaugural Asian American Artists Town Hall, featuring sneak peeks of new works by local artists. Additionally, artists and producers are invited to take a minute (literally, a minute each!) to pitch any upcoming projects, events, or artistic opportunities. They will culminate the night with a delicious potluck. [learn more]

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Asian Arts Initiative Seeks Office and Business Manager, Project Manager and Project Assistant

Asian Arts Initiative is looking to hire a part-time Project Manager and Project Assistant to support the successful planning and execution of the commissioned artworks and all associated activities for their 25th Anniversary celebration, (ex)CHANGE: History, Place, Presence. They also seek an Office and Business Manager, a new position that will be responsible for managing key functions within the Operations and Finance department.​ [learn more]

BON | Photograph + Song Open-Call BON | Photograph + Song Open-Call

BON | Photograph + Song Open-Call

Asian Arts Initiative presents BON, a Pearl Street Pop-up during First Friday, August 4. They seek submissions of photos or favorite songs of loved ones who have passed. Photos will be projected by the lantern pool, and the songs will be added into a playlist that will play during the evening event as a way for everyone to share their memories in a collaborative art installation. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait is a juried exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative, curated by Adriel Luis. They invite submissions by artists working in visual art, literary arts, and performing arts on the subject of migration and immigration. Deadline is July 10. [learn more]

A More Perfect Union A More Perfect Union

June First Friday at Asian Arts Initiative

On First Friday, June 2, join Asian Arts Initiative for the opening of A More Perfect Union, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia case and the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to invalidate laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the United States, as well as a performance and workshop by Tatsuya Nakatani and local members of the Nakatani Gong Orchestra. [learn more]

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Asian Arts Initiative Seeks Director of Programs

Asian Arts Initiative is hiring a Director of Programs, a new senior-level leadership and management position that will be responsible for establishing content and administration of all artistic, educational, and organizational programs. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. [learn more]

Sanctuary: A Migrant Poetry Showcase

Join Asian Arts Initiative on April 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a showcase of poetry performances, featuring local poets and workshop participants of Sanctuary: A Migrant Poetry Workshop, organized by writer and activist Cynthia Dewi Oka (ACG '16), exploring questions of belonging, safety, and identity for (im)migrants in the wake of the 2016 presidential election through poetry arising from migrant traditions. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Spring Benefit 2017

Join Asian Arts Initiative at their Spring Benefit on April 21, 2017 at 6:00PM. This year, Asian Arts Initiative is honoring its heroes! From artists, to activists, to community leaders, we’re celebrating all the people from our past and present who have made our community what it is today and what it will be as we look towards the future. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Presents Race, Motherhood & Creativity and The PAPA Sessions on March 3 and 20

Asian Arts Initiative presents Race, Motherhood, & Creativity on March 3. Join Jaishri Abichandari, curator of Loving Blackness, as she facilitates a panel discussion with a group of South Asian artists and activists who are all mothers of Black children using their creativity to address racism and bridge cultures. AAI also presents The PAPA Sessions on March 20, an evening showcasing the vibrancy of the Asian American theater and performance community in this quarterly showcase series. [learn more]

Cynthia Dewi Oka Leads a Migrant Poetry Workshop: Apply by February 3

Cynthia Dewi Oka (ACG '16) will be leading Sanctuary: A Migrant Poetry Workshop, exploring questions of belonging, safety and identity for (im)migrants in the aftermath of the 2016 election. Those interested in participating must apply by February 3. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Hosts Community Craft and Art Fair

Asian Arts Initiative is hosting a Community Craft and Art Fair on December 10. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative November 2016 Events

Asian Arts Initiative will open group exhibition I Bear Witness on November 4 and showcase theatre piece What Fuels Development? on November 4, 5 and 6. [learn more]