Artist Talk: Intisar Abioto

November 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Artist Talk: Intisar AbiotoIntisar Abioto is an adventurer, dancer, photographer, and writer.  With a research focus on the global African Diaspora, her unique form of story inquiry as a way of life has taken her from Memphis to Berlin to Djibouti, seeking the authentic stories of people within the diaspora. She’s the creator of The Black Portlanders, an ongoing photo essay and exploratory blog imaging people of African descent in Portland. This work led into field research around Black life in Oregon as lead photographer for the Urban League of Portland’s State of Black Oregon 2015. She recently released her first publication, Black Portlands.

$5 members, $19.99 non-members, $16.99 seniors. Space is limited. Advance tickets highly recommended.

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