Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 10am-12pm
Boardroom, SF Campus
Indira Allegra (BFA CCA 2015) is a writer and performance artist thinking through craft. She is the winner of the Windgate Craft Fellowship, Jackson Literary Award and recipient of the Oakland Individual Artist grant. She has been interviewed by BBC Radio 4, The New Asterisk Magazine and KQED. She has contributed to HYSTERIA Magazine, Writing Home: Award-Winning Literature from the New West, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought and Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two Spirit Literature among others publications. Her work will appear in the forthcoming volume, Red Indian Road West and Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices. Her short films have screened at festivals such as MIX NYC, Perlen Hannover LGBT Festival, Outfest Fusion and Bologna Lesbian Film Festival. She has been actively involved in guest residencies and lectures at the University of Oregon, East Carolina University and The Banff Centre in Canada. In the Bay Area, her group exhibitions include SOMArts, Oliver Art Center and Alter Space galleries.