micha cárdenas and Frances Lee screen #Stronger videos

still from the ET #stronger video

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas and Master of Arts in Cultural Studies student Frances Lee screened their #Stronger videos at the contemptorary fundraiser in LA held on Sept 24. #Stronger is a project of the Poetic Operations Collaborative that aims to develop a decolonial vision of futures of health, fitness and strength for trans and gender non-conforming people.

In attendance were Hammer Museum curators Erin Christovale and Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, scholars from USC, UCLA and UCI Riley Snorton, Michelle Caswell, Grace Hong, Lilith Mahmud, and many local LA artists and writers. 

You can watch the films online: ET #Stronger, Dorian #Stronger, Gus #Stronger

(Image above is a still from the ET #stronger video.)