Favianna Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist, cultural organizer, and social justice activist

Favianna Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist, and social justice activist based in Oakland, California. Her art and participatory projects address migration, gender justice, sexual freedom and ecology. Favianna leads art interventions around the United States at the intersection of art, justice and cultural equity. Her artistic modalities include social practice, visual art, arts advocacy and institution building. Her works serve as a record of her human experiences as a woman of color confronting interlocking cultural traditions and biases, while embracing joy, freedom and complexity as an antidote to the the life-long impacts of systemic inequality. She is the Executive Director of CultureStrike, a national arts organization that empowers artists to dream big and disrupt the status quo. In 2016, she received the Robert Rauschenberg Artist as Activist Fellowship for her work around immigrant detention and mass incarceration.


Being Grounded in Oakland Feeds My Artist Power
Art Practical
The Butterfly Effect

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Feb 17
Lyllye B. Parker Womxn of Color Speaker Series
6:00 pm - 8pm
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), 244 Ballroom, 1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403
Jan 23
SF Sketchfest Tribute to Phoebe Robinson, in Conversation with Favianna Rodriguez
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Marines' Memorial Theatre 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phoebe will be joined in conversation by renowned interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist, and social justice activist Favianna Rodriguez. Among her many contributions to advocacy and social change, she has organized with artists in the entertainment industry through 5050by2020.com, an initiat

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