Fall 2020 Schedule

ASSEMBLIES Fall 2020 have been announced!

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Open Call: July 28-August 23, 2020
Pitch Meeting: Sunday, August 30 from 4-6PM PDT 2020
Community Vote: September 4-9, 2020
Sign-Up period: September 22 - October 4, 2020
Term Dates: October 5, 2020 - January 15, 2021
Final Presentations: January 2021

Fall 2020

Health, Racism and Wellness with Miss Barbie-Q

With the onset of the Covidian, political and racial climate of 2020, there is a real correlation to how racism (systemic, potential violence etc) is related to health (physical, mental, etc) which affects a person’s whole wellness.

afronowism ep III: organized by black beyond

Exploring the history of sound as technology to preserve and transcend the spirit of ancestors and the indigenous.

Full-Bodied Expression as Public Health: A Focus on Hip Magic

We will be exploring one of the most oppressed & abused parts of the body: the hips.

#FuckTheSystem: Liberation via Black QT Sex Magik

how can we #makeradicalsexy and use our energy in service of dismantling cisheteropatriarchal white supremacy?

Queering Surrender: Expanding, Embodying, Remembering

This ASSEMBLY will combine reflective reading, writing, and discussion prompts with action-based embodiment and movement practices that allow participants to have a more felt understanding of theoretical concepts, expanding our ability to think with the body and feel with the mind.

Spring 2020

Digital Matterealities

Reflecting on our current and potential future relationship to material to understand how to lead more sustainable, meaningful lives.

Building a Radicalized Deadrop Network Part II

Building a low-tech, smartphone compatible resource for Los Angeles’ homeless residents.

Exploring Dreams & Sleep as Collective Resource

What roles do sleep/dreams play in shaping our society and relationships, and how are new technologies changing our relationship to sleep?

Feature Extraction: The Aesthetics and Politics of Algorithms

Pairing artistic uses of machine learning with scholarly research to explore the social repercussions of algorithmic governance under algorithmic capitalism

Queering Death

Looking beyond the norms and stigmas around death.

Workshopping Work beyond Capitalism

Studying how we can grow democracy, labor awareness and solidarity in our workplace, industry, network and community.

Fall 2019

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