october, 2019

wed16oct8:00 pmDefiance of Silence-MMIW and G - Free8:00 pm View in my timeJean Cocteau CinemaEvent Type :Panel



Wed, Oct 16, 2019 08:00PM

Jean Cocteau Cinema

Event Details

Defiance of Silence is a proactive, multi-media art installation aimed to expose injustice against Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls (MMIWG) curated by Charmaine Jackson, director of Naalkid Productions. One tree will be lit red in front of tahe Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe New Mexico. A MMIWG music video directed by Cameron L. Martinez Jr. will be presented and a song called Waiting for You will be performed by the Red Willow Singers of Taos Pueblo. A shawl designed by Patricia Michaels will also be on display to revive attention and awareness of missing and murdered indigenous women. It is also to support U.S. Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s call for a national investigation of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Defiance of Silence is in collaboration with the following respected women artists: Patricia Michaels, Fashion and Textile Designer, PM Waterlily; Charlene Teters, Artist & IAIA, Academic Dean of Students; and Sandra Claymore.