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October 14, 2019
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linda’s film class at SJFC

visited linda moroney’s #documentary & #nonfiction #film #class at #SJFCthis evening and talked about the #partition of #india (her students had just seen #AThinWall) but also about borders in general and what #nativeamericans think about ‘#illegal #immigration’ powerful on #indigenous #peoples’ day. also showed clips from #TheInjuredBody: a film about #racism in #america [photograph by linda moroney]

October 4, 2019
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thanks amanda

i want to reiterate how much i appreciate having Amanda Chestnut curate my #art exhibit #ThisHeirloom for #CurrentSeennot only does she bring obvious #brilliance and a #pragmatic, can-do sensibility to the project, she is also incredibly kind – and that is a rare combination of #talentsthx again amanda for a splendid … Continue reading

October 4, 2019
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meeting naomi shihab nye

rana suleiman and i with the #palestinian american #poet #NaomiShihabNye at a #poetry workshop @stjohnfishercollege @rochesterny what a blessing to meet the beautiful, kind and wise naomi – someone whose work i quote in my writing and speeches more than any other poet #life is a poem indeed 

October 4, 2019
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current seen opens today!

#repost Amanda Chestnut#CurrentSeen opens today at 6pm! my work will be on exhibit at the #DouglassAuditorium @540westmain there will be some 20 small and large venues showing new art and highlighting new curatorial voices along east and main street! don’t miss it!