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Artist as Storyteller Speaker Series: A Conversation With Butylene & One
Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time: 1-2 p.m.
The Artist as Storyteller Speaker Series, supported by the Seattle Colleges Performing Arts Fund, welcomes BIPOC artists, performers, and activists to share their work and connect with students and community members about what it means to be an artist in today’s social and cultural climate. The series emphasizes the artmaking and storytelling process as it relates to the individual and community.
In this conversation, we’ll chat with Butylene and One about their work as Seattle-based Latinx drag performers, how the pandemic has impacted their ability to perform, and how drag is a form of transgressive joy, resilience, community-making, and medicine.
This conversation is the first in a series of six speaking events. For more information and to view a complete list of upcoming speakers, visit us at artistasstoryteller.com.
Butylene [BYOO-duh-leen] is a Xicanx, two spirit, gender fluid, artist, dancer, musician and brujx living on the unceded Coast Salish and Duwamish land known as Seattle. Her authentic, high-energy performance style draws from the medicine of the moment and is often inspired by what she sees as the energetic needs of the collective.
One is a Colombian-born Seattle-based drag performer whose body of work focuses on the intersection between camp drag and performance art. One is best known as the current reigning Miss Bacon Strip and as a founding member and performer at Glory Hole, a drag/art show voted best show in town in 2019.
Join us for a live, online conversation with Tanya Kim, from the City of Seattle Human Services Department and Lan Pham from the Mayor’s Office on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
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Meet Tanya Kim, Deputy Director of the City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD). Tanya will introduce the new Supporting Safe Communities division in HSD.
Also meet Lan Pham, Manager of the Mayor’s Office on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Lan will speak on how the office addresses public safety via investments in prevention and intervention, city-wide coordinated systems response to address domestic violence and sexual assault, and direct support for victims/survivors of coercive control and violent crimes.
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