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Forms of Care: Building the Worlds We Need是一个完全在线为期两天的研讨会中部分icipants from Portland, Oregon and beyond, showcasing the creativity and resilience of our communities. It will take place on November 20 and 21, 2020.

The panels, lectures, and workshops respond to issues of accessibility, support, and mutual aid, promoting interdependence and networks of care outside of the state and nonprofit industrial complex.

Through visual art, design, poetry, scholarship, and activism we focus on survival, support, collective access, building worlds beyond scarcity and individualism, and reimagining sustainability as fundamentally collective.

Forms of Carerejects austerity and emphasizes dreaming the worlds we need into the present. Events include:

  • Keynote lecture by disability scholar Aimi Hamraie,Critical Design Lab
  • Keynote lecture by Teressa Raiford, founder ofDon’t Shoot PDX
  • Workshop by Ari Melenciano, founder ofAfrotectopia
  • Readings by Cedar Sigo and Jayy Dodd
  • Panel on Mutual Aid and Community Care
  • An online art exhibition

Keynotes will be ASL-interpreted and captions will be provided for all events.

For more resources on the symposium theme, check out the accompanyingCare Reader.

Register to attendthis free symposium and visitpnca.edufor the full schedule.

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