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An Evening with Russian Art Activists Pussy Riot

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Part of SFUAD’s Artists for Positive Social Change series and SITE Santa Fe’s 20th Anniversary Community Celebration
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Greer Garson Theatre
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US
When
6 p.m.; Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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Tickets available for purchase through SITE Santa Fe; SFUAD students can attend for free by contacting Student Life.
Contact

Visit sitesantafe.org to purchase tickets. SFUAD students can contact Terrance Sanders in Student Life for free tickets.

SFUAD and SITE Santa Fe will jointly host “An Evening with Russian Art Activists Pussy Riot” on Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. in Greer Garson Theatre on the SFUAD campus. Founding members of the Moscow-based activist collective Pussy Riot, Maria (Masha) Alekhina and Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova, will appear at Greer Garson Theatre in conversation with translator Peter Verzilov and Ellen Berkovitch, founder, publisher and editor of the west’s contemporary arts online magazine Adobe Airstream.com followed by a Q&A with the audience. The conversation is held as part of SFUAD’s Artists for Positive Social Changeseries, and also kicks off SITE Santa Fe’s 20th anniversary programming. Launched in 2011, Artists for Positive Social Change is a university-wide series of events, courses, lectures and performances exploring a specific theme relevant to society and the work of artists who push the creative boundaries of their profession.

The program will feature topics such as cultural freedom, feminism, freedom of expression, world politics, and arts and activism, and be followed by a Q&A with the audience. The conversation is held as part of SFUAD’s Artists for Positive Social Changeseries, and also kicks off SITE Santa Fe’s 20th anniversary programming. Launched in 2011, Artists for Positive Social Change is a university-wide series of events, courses, lectures and performances exploring a specific theme relevant to society and the work of artists who push the creative boundaries of their profession.