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Sunday, June 17 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Know Your Rights Immigration Poster Making

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Communities, suffer from terror imposed by racist policies and as a result, misinformation creates panic. This poster making project will use printmaking to create community and empowerment. Participants will have the opportunity to learn screen-printing and print their own KYR posters. This workshop provides a model that can help inform community members, become an organized community, and create rapid response committees.

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Dewey

Growing up in an era of nightly helicopter malathion spraying, police street sweeps, punk rock and oldies, Dewey Tafoya is a visual artist and screen printer. Growing up in Boyle Heights, Deweyʼs work is heavily influenced by the urban landscapes, cultures and communities of inner city Los Angeles. Often using satirical humor, much of Deweyʼs work tends to deconstruct historical contexts and then reconstruct them from the viewpoint of the oppressed and/or the under represented. As a teaching artist, Dewey has been a part of the Self Help Graphics & Art’s Día de los Muertos Community Art Workshops for the past decade. As an artist in residence, Dewey currently teaches a monthly DIY screen printing workshop, as well as providing mobile art workshops for the organization as part of the Barrio Mobile Arts Studio (BMAS). Dewey has also been a part of the City of Los Angelesʼs Summer Night Lights program for the past several years providing screen printing workshops for the youth in the communities of Watts and So, Self Help Graphics & Art
Growing up in an era of nightly helicopter malathion spraying, police street sweeps, punk rock and oldies, Dewey Tafoya is a visual artist and screen printer. Growing up in Boyle Heights, Dewey ºs work is heavily influenced by the urban landscapes, cultures and communities of inner... Read More →
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Joel Garcia

Joel Garcia is an artist, arts administrator and cultural organizer with over 20 years of experience working transnation, Self Help Graphics & Art
Joel Garcia is an artist, arts administrator and cultural organizer with over 20 years of experience working transnationally with artists across the Americas. Currently, Joel is the Director of Programs & Operations at Self Help Graphics & Art in East Los Angeles. As a printmaker... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
STATE HALL: Room 125

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