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Sunday, June 17 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Lucha Libre & Afromexican Consciousness

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How does one affirm their Black identity in a national context where afrodescendancy is consistently othered? This session explores a design inquiry that contributes nuance to a narrative about Black consciousness in Mexico — with Afromexicans as the primary storytellers — through the vernacular of lucha libre as metaphor. Participants will experience the design workshop practices employed, view the media generated, and practice how to leverage these practices to engage complex themes of their own.

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Lauren Williams

Art Center College of Design
Lauren is a designer developing a practice in visual and interactive media and critical research methods. She is pursuing graduate studies in the MFA program in Media Design Practices (Field) at the Art Center College of Design.


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am
STATE HALL: Room 117

Attendees (32)