Arts

Samira

Poem: “Me”

It’s not easy being me. Wearing a hijab, getting nasty looks from people when crossing the streets. Constant fear of

  • 09/27/2022
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Teens Explore Their Roots Through Media

It is a legacy that goes back decades, to when community radio stations were revolutionizing access to information, and personal film cameras created new avenues of expression.

  • 09/27/2022
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Events: We Are All Criminals Illuminates Stories of Incarceration Around the Twin Cities

While one in four people in Minnesota (and across the nation) has a criminal record, four in four have a criminal history: that is, we are all criminals — and we’re also so much more.

  • 08/25/2022
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Thoughts: Quarantined in Prison

I was let out of my cell for only an hour a day … for weeks on end.

  • 08/25/2022
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How to Create a Village in an Urban Space

adapted from onthecommons.org

  • 07/28/2022
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GoSeeDo: August 4­–14 — Minnesota Fringe Festival

  The 29th annual Fringe Fest is back for the first fully in-person festival since the pandemic started. Fringe Fest

  • 07/28/2022
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How I Will Save My Tongue

I will stop kissing. Butts. People. Men infected with viruses invisible to the naked eye.

  • 06/25/2022
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To Be Yourself

I want to give people a sense of peace.

  • 05/28/2022
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“Body”

Minnesota Women’s Press May 2022 Cover Artist

  • 04/28/2022
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Placing Birth in Public Memory

To place an experience onstage is to insist that it is worthy of remembering.

  • 04/28/2022
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Hyperconnection

The desire to unplug and the fear of missing out is constantly creating dissonance.

  • 03/28/2022
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The Waters of Tomorrow

I wanted everything in the image to be construed as both playful and foreboding, because that is the essence of childhood.

  • 02/28/2022