The Butterfly Effect: Activism & Transformation through the Arts

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Glorya Kaufman Hall Venue - Dance Theater - Room 200

An Evening with Favianna Rodriguez and Guests

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Free and open to the public. RSVP required. Click here to RSVP.


UCLA Visual and Performing Arts Education (VAPAE) Program
(310) 794-4822


Additional Information

The UCLA Visual and Performing Arts Education (VAPAE) Program in the School of the Arts and Architecture presents this free, all-ages public lecture and panel discussion on art, education and social change in schools and communities. In this lecture and panel discussion, Favianna Rodriguez and panelists will offer perspectives on how artists and educators speak, write and create around topics of migration and diaspora. Cultural organizer, artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez's personal and artistic mission is to inspire social and political change through art, cultural organizing, and technology. She explores these topics in her Migration is Beautiful project, with the recurring symbol of the monarch butterfly representing the crossing of borders and the beauty of migration. This event is presented in collaboration with the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA Art & Global Health Center, UCLA Center for Community Schooling, and the Fowler Museum at UCLA. The event is sponsored by the UCLA Office of Interdisciplinary & Cross Campus Affairs. Keynote speaker: Favianna Rodriguez Artist/Activist/Cultural strategist Executive Director, CultureStrike Panelists: Leah Bass-Baylis Principal, Carlos Santana Arts Academy Rebeca Bautista Parent/participant, VAPAE Multigenerational After School Arts at the UCLA Community School Alyssa Garcia Programs Manager, Las Fotos Project Theresa Sotto Associate Director of Academic Programs, Hammer Museum Moderated by Sue Bell Yank Lecturer, VAPAE Program Director of Communications & Outreach, 18th Street Arts Center

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