Tricklock Company - The Manoa Project

7 Jul 2020

 The Manoa Project 2020  The Manoa Project is Tricklock’s summer high school theatre apprenticeship, a part of The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Summer Institutes. The Manoa Project was a month-long program focusing on physical theatre, storytelling, original creation, and building community. This year, The Manoa Project’s creative process went online! The Tricklock teaching artists, interns, and students connected via group Zoom meetings and one-on-one digital sessions as they guided these amazing students toward their 2020 original production, THE SOLO STOOP SHOW. The Manoa youth ensemble created solo pieces performed in the site-specific theatre that is outside their front door, while the Manoa teachers observed their brilliant work from the safety of their cars. The Manoa Project ran June 1st-26th and the solo performances happened June 25th and 26th. The performances were filmed and edited by Tricklock’s videographer before being posted online for the public. Join NMHC and Tricklock's Elsa Menendez and Juli Hendren for a conversation about art, democracy, creativity under pandemic conditions, and what it means to forge a multicultural identity as a young artist in New Mexico.

NM Humanities is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: What's the Idea? with Tricklock
Time: Jul 7, 2020 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)



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Creating a Multi-Cultural New Mexico

20 Aug 2020


Join us for free-ranging reflections on racial and social justice, public space and memory, and creating new conditions for a truly diverse and just New Mexico. With journalists Darryl Lorenzo Wellington, Alicia Inez Guzman, and scholar, organizer and activist Dr. Christina Santos of 3 Sisters Collective.

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington has spent over 20 years as a journalist, syndicated columnist, playwright, poet, surrealist, and performance artist. His essays on poverty, economic justice, race relations, African American history, civil rights history, and post-Katrina New Orleans have appeared in The NationThe GuardianThe ProgressiveChristian Science MonitorThe AtlanticDissentCrisis (NAACP’s magazine), and many more. His poetry chapbook Life’s Prisoners was published by Flowstone Press in 2017. He has appeared as a guest on the Tavis Smiley radio show and is currently a writing fellow at the Center for Community Change in Washington, D.C.

Alicia Inez Guzmán is a queer Chicana writer, curator, and editor based in Santa Fe. She holds a MA and PhD in Visual and Cultural Studies from the University of Rochester, New York and has published widely on contemporary art with a focus on queer and BIPOC artists, land use histories, gentrification, and food sovereignty.

Dr. Christina M. Castro (Taos/Jemez/Xicana) resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico within her traditional homelands. A proud matriarch, community organizer and social justice warrior, Dr. Castro is co-founder of Three Sisters Collective, an Indigenous womxn centered organization devoted to art, education, activism and community building. She received her Doctorate in Justice Studies from Arizona State University in 2018, always with the mindset that Western education is a tool to empower our own traditional  worldviews and visions as Indigenous people.

Please join us at 6pm on the NMHC Youtube channel for a livestream of the program!

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