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Puertográfico Events

Diversity Panel: Changing Tides

Event Type: Panels

Location and Time:

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino - San Juan Ballroom

Panel Sat, Apr 4 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Chair: Faisal Abdu’Allah
Panel: Jessica Marie Mercy, Eliana Rodriguez, and Sangmi Yoo
Jessica Mercy will be talking about the Queer Space in education, the art world and the SGCI community. Emphasis will be centred on the lack of LGBTQIA/QTPOC representation and the challenges as a queer maker trying to find a community within the art world. Eliana Rodriguez will discuss diversity issues in the education system and the effects of code-switching to be accepted. Sangmi Yoo will discuss the temperament of the artists and community of Puerto Rico who remained a constant driving force despite the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

Organizers:
Faisal Abdu'Allah - abduallah@wisc.edu