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sep 21 '17

/movement

Recipes for Change with Catzie Vilayphonh

Free Library of Philadelphia, Culinary Literacy Center, 1901 Vine St., 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

sep 23 '17

/futures

World-building workshop

Perelman Building, Philadelphia
Takes place at the Perelman Building

sep 24 '17

/reconstructions

Storytelling and Spoken Word Performance with Denise Valentine and Ursula Rucker

Perelman Auditorium
Takes place at the Perelman Building

sep 26 '17

/reconstructions

Mass Incarceration - Its History and Its Present

Perelman Atrium and Auditorium
Takes place at the Perelman Building

sep 30 '17

/sovereignty

Monthly Growers Series- Transcending Place, Creating Culture

Perelman Gardens and Atrium
Takes place at the Perelman Building

oct 1 '17

/movement

Balancing Time and Place With Self - Part I

Perelman Building
Takes place at the Perelman Building

oct 12 '17

/futures

Indigenous People’s Day Celebration and Teach-In

Perelman Galleries and Auditorium
Takes place at the Perelman Building

oct 14 '17

/related event

Welcome Back Teacher Event

Perelman Auditorium
Takes place at the Perelman Building

oct 21 '17

/reconstructions

On Gentrification and Displacement

Perelman Atrium and Auditorium
Takes place at the Perelman Building

oct 21 '17

/movement

Color Theory: Naming Community Assets in the Time of the Red Line

Perelman Building
Takes place at the Perelman Building

PHILADELPHIA ASSEMBLED

Philadelphia Assembled tells a story of active resistance and radical community building through the personal and collective narratives that make up Philadelphia’s changing urban fabric. These narratives will be explored through a collaborative effort between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a team of individuals, collectives, and organizations as they experiment with multiple methodologies for amplifying and connecting relationships in Philadelphia’s transforming landscape
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/futures sep 12 '17

One Participant's Take on Saturday's PHLA Opening

Philadelphia Assembled is the process of over a hundred people putting their creative inputs into an ecosystem of programming. It would never - could never - be just one thing. The Art Museum and its staff have done a heroic job of wrangling everything together through the forms of a mural, exhibition spaces, and programming in the Perelman Building.

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/futures sep 12 '17

Worldbuilding Workshop

For my contribution the day of the PHLA Opening Celebration at the Perelman Building, I hosted a world-building workshop. The workshop consisted of a changing crew of about six people as folks walked back and forth through the exhibit, some leaving partway through, and some joining partway through, talking about the future and how to meet its challenges by imagining it through the lens of creating art.

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/sanctuary jul 25 '17

New Sanctuary Movement Newsletter: Six Months Under Trump - Transforming Fear and Anger Into Concrete Action

It has now been 6 months since the Inauguration, and as we transition to fighting for the long haul we remember a few things: • As we defend our communities against the extremist policies of the Trump Administration, it is critical we also have offensive campaigns.

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/reconstructions jul 25 '17

Dedication of the Memorial to Loss: Freedom in a Carceral State

On July 8, 2017, the Alumni Ex-Offenders Association (AEA) gathered with members of the Nicetown/Tioga community to dedicate the Memorial to Loss: Freedom in a Carceral State. The program was the culmination of a series of planning meetings between AEA and Philadelphia Assembled (PHLA).

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/futures jul 1 '17

You Are Now Here - with Black Quantum Futurism

Maps are everywhere around us, ever present to help us navigate both public and personal geographies, or orient ourselves in communal and universal landscapes. But all maps come with an agenda - as much as maps can reveal about a place or idea, maps also have the power to hide or distort truths.

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/sovereignty jun 25 '17

Marketplace: Seeds of Sovereignty

African Cultural Art Forum in partnership with Philadelphia Assembled presents a day-long celebration of West Philadelphia’s 52nd Street historic legacy with The “Marketplace: Seeds of Sovereignty” festival.

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/movement jun 19 '17

Philadelphia Assembled Film in Post Production

As the calendar of PHLA public events unfolds across the city, the Philadelphia Assembled Film Series is in Post Production. The narrator-character, We, is taking shape, testing their voice, finding their footing in time.

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/sovereignty jun 18 '17

Master Narratives: Calling a Storyteller by Her Name

On Sunday, June 18th, a grounds with an assorted history awoke to new life humming through its cemetery grasses. Storyteller, Denise Valentine, and members of Fika Capoeira created a timeline of knowledge, passing through a personal history and into a shared Philadelphia lineage.

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