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Friday, June 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
QTIPOC are Living Mythologies

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QTIPOC are living mythologies, shifting the narratives and paradigms of our current world into a new one. Through the performances of four femmes of color – Chella Coleman, Edxie Betts, Reyna Ripper, and Jose Richard – strung together by the musical narration of Shruti Purkayastha, "Living Mythologies" creates layered truths for other Queer, Trans, Intersex People of Color, allowing us to access intuition and imagination for a new paradigm.


Jose Richard Aviles

Jose Richard Aviles is a student at USC's School of Social Work. As a social work student, their focus is around dance therapy and working with LGBT queer youth communities. They have performed at University of Southern California, St Olaf College, University of Redlands, REDCAT Studio... Read More →

Edxie Betts

Edxie Betts is a liberation artist, Afr@PilipinxSiksika, 2 Spirited Black Heyóka Engkantada. They hope to challenge the hubris of huMANities normalcy, Authority and static ways of being. Through threatening thunderous tongue in critique and pain-filled laughter, they aim to transform... Read More →

Chella Coleman

Chella Coleman (Godesx) is an artist seeking to use art as a tool for liberation and healing. She helps oppressed communities find their voice.
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Shruti Purkayastha

Living Mythologies and TeAda Productions
Shruti Bala Purkayastha (Heart Oracle) is the director/curator of Living Mythologies. They are a cultural worker who creates in the intersections of theater, organizing and healing. They believe that truth-speaking is central to creating a new world. They work with TeAda Productions... Read More →

Reyna Ripper

Reyna Ripper is an experimental harsh noise artist who explores themes of darkness, death and temptation. To hear some of Reyna's work, please see: https://soundcloud.com/reyna-the-ripper

Friday June 16, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Student Center: Room 025
  Film Screening-Performance