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INTERRUPTED LIFE: INCARCERATED MOTHERS IN THE UNITED STATES
Date Saturday June 03
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
New College of California, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorHelene Vosters
At the intersection of ART, ACTIVISM & SCHOLARSHIP NEW COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA presents INTERRUPTED LIFE: INCARCERATED MOTHERS IN THE UNITED STATES A traveling public art installation and a week of performance art, film, presentations and discussion. June 3-June 9, 2006, New College of California, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco A dramatic exhibit of painting, drawings, sculpture and photography that documents the experiences of incarcerated persons in the United States. Interrupted Life seeks to educate and invites discussion about current realities and decent solutions to a major and growing problem in U.S. society. National curator: Rickie Solinger. The Interrupted Life art show was made possible by Ford Foundation support INTERRUPTED LIFE: INCARCERATED MOTHERS IN THE UNITED STATES
OPENING NIGHT GALA
Sat. June 3, 6:00pm -9:00pm
Reception: 6:00pm Speakers: 7:00pm
Speakers:
Rhodessa Jones, Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women
Helene Vosters, New College: Co-Director, Activism & Social Change
Melanie DeMore, singer/songwriter
Rickie Solinger, Interrupted Life National Curator, historian
Maisha Quint, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
Added to the calendar on Thursday May 25th, 2006 11:32 AM

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