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

News

Gloria Steinem on the moments that "get you off your ass and into the revolution"
Salon
03-07-2019
Arts Organizing Lifts Oakland Teachers Strike
Common Dreams
02-21-2019

Latest Events

Mar 11
SXSW: LUSH PRESENTS X BRITISH MUSIC EMBASSY
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Latitude 30, 512 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701, USA
John Robb discusses Reasons To Be Cheerful so far this year. Gusts include poet, lyricist, writer and activist, Aja Monet, and contemporary artist and social justice activist, Favianna Rodriguez.
Mar 11
Favianna Rodriguez, Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Shaun Leonardo, and Jamie Bennett respond to 400 years of injustice.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
JW MARRIOTT SALON 6 : 110 E 2nd St.
Artists respond to 400 years of injustice at SXSW Dr. Mindy Fullilove

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