Interdisciplinary performance artist and director Denise Uyehara shares insights into her recent collaborative projects: Shooting Columbus, Suenos y Siluetas, and the Hanagasa Triptic. Using projected light over the body as a metaphor for how our memories change and drift over time, she explores immigration, Indigenous sovereignty and our cultural collisions with one another. She is a fourth-generation “settler” in the Americas, of Okinawan and Japanese descent. Through her dreamlike, haunting and sometimes funny performances, Uyehara invites us into a universe where we can grapple with our contradictions and re-imagine social change.
- When: Wednesday, January 29, 7-9:50 p.m.; Open to UCI students. No RSVP needed.
- Where: Social Science Plaza A (SSPA), Room 1100
- Organizer: Ketu Katrak (email)