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Panel Discussion on Feminism in the South Asian Diaspora

Join us for a conversation led by artist and curator Jaishri Abichandani with panelists Robina Niaz, Aleyamma Mathew, Dr. Zohra Saed, Yalini Dream, and Swati Khurana as they discuss how feminist organizing in the South Asian diaspora has changed over the last 20 years.


WED, MAY 1 | 7-9PM




BRIC House Stoop
647 Fulton Street
(Enter on Rockwell Place)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Jaishri Abichandani, Urooj Arshad, 2018

Join us for a conversation between feminists from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka as they discuss how feminist organizing in the South Asian diaspora has changed over the last 20 years. Led by artist and curator Jaishri Abichandani, panelists Robina Niaz (Turning Point for Women and Families), Aleyamma Mathew (Ms. Foundation), Dr. Zohra Saed (poet), Yalini Dream (artist), and Swati Khurana (artist) draw from their individual experiences as members of this community. These social activist organizers, artists, writers, and teachers ask, how do we envision the future?

This program is taking place in conjunction with The Portrait is Political.

Venue Information:

The Stoop at BRIC House is a public cultural gathering space featuring free, drop-in programming, and offering a place to sit, observe, and participate in multi-disciplinary work. 

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