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.


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Latest Events

Oct 17
The Role of Art and Technology in Social Change with Favianna Rodriguez by CoLab
1:00 p.m – 2:30 p.m
In this webinar with her we plan to discuss art in dialogue with the public will, technology as a way that people interact with storytelling, and art allowing us to imagine a future that is not here yet.
Oct 11
Reproduce and Revolt: A Social Justice Poster Workshop with Favianna Rodriguez at the Black Cultural Center.
11 am
Black Cultural Center (1100 3rd Street)

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