Chicago Public Library One Book, One Chicago and
the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Present:
Favianna Rodriguez: Migration is Beautiful
Favianna Rodriguez appears as part of a weeklong series of events and workshops presented by the
Chicago Public Library in partnership with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. Related programs, as well as
an exhibit of Rodriguez's poster art at Harold Washington Library Center October 14 to March 30, are presented
as part of the current One Book, One Chicago program, which explores how migration has shaped Chicago. One Book,
One Chicago is presented by the City of Chicago, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Public Library Foundation and
sponsors Allstate and BMO Harris. For more information visit onebookonechicago.org.
Favianna Rodriguez is a transnational interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer. Her art and collaborative projects deal with migration, global politics, economic injustice, patriarchy, and interdependence. Rodriguez lectures globally on the power of art, cultural organizing and technology to inspire social change, and leads a rt workshops at schools around the country. Favianna’s mission is to create profound and lasting social change in the or When Favianna is not making art, she is directing CultureStrike, a national arts organization that engages artists, writers and performers in migrant rights. In 2009, she co-founded Presente.org, a national online organizing network dedicated to the political empowerment of Latino Communities.
Exhibit: Favianna Rodriguez: Art, Activism and Migration
October 14 through March 30
Harold Washington Library Center
Van Buren Corridor, First Floor
400 S. State Street
Programming: All programs are FREE and
open to the public
6:00pm - 8:00pm Community potluck and art swap at Hyde Park Dacha 1213 East 53rd Street #3W Chicago, IL 60615
Join local artists, activists, and friends as we welcome Favianna to Chicago. Bring a dish and some artwork to share as we reimagine the domestic sphere as a space for creative exchange.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - RSVP REQUIRED
12:00pm - 1:30pm
"Art is a Hammer: Making Your Own Food Justice Poster" at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60607
Favinanna will present her graphic work that engages issues of land use, sustainability, and food justice. Participants will be led in an activity to create their own posters related to local or national campaigns and demands for responsible, equitable and ethical practices within the food movement.
This workshop is open to the public and limited to the first 35 participants who enroll.
Please visit: http://artisahammer.eventbrite.com to register for meal and workshop.
4:00pm - 5:30pm
YOUmedia Art and Justice Presents: A Teen Workshop
Harold Washington Library Center YOUmedia
400 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Learn from interdisciplinary artist Favianna Rodriguez how to develop visually engaging
media for social justice campaigns with tools and resources at YOUmedia @CPL.
Harold Washington Library Center YOUmedia
FREE AND OPEN TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Albany Park Theatre Project: Art, Activism and Migration
Join interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer Favianna Rodriguez, Albany Park Theatre Project ensemble members and Artistic Director David Feiner for a look at where immigrant rights intersect
Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street Chicago, IL 60605
FREE AND OPEN THE PUBLIC - NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
3:00 - 4:30pm
UIC Rafael Cintron Ortiz Latino Cultural Center
Join the Latino Cultural Center and the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for an an interactive presentation through which Rodriguez will share her use of monarch butterflies as an artistic expression to convey the message of migration, transformation, and citizenship beyond legality. This program is part of the Zona Abierta visiting artist series.
803 S. Morgan St., Lecture Center B2 Chicago, IL 60607-7028
National Museum of Mexican Art
Yollocalli Arts Reach Youth Program studio visit, artist talk and critique
2022 W Cermak Road Chicago, IL 60608
CLOSED SESSION FOR Yollocalli Students Only
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
During this workshop, we will be learning art's functionality as a tool to discuss critical issues that in turn empower people as they learn and apply knowledge as cultural producers. Through our own art-making and dialogue during this workshop, we hope to reach a better understanding of that process.
Open to Art Education at SAIC
SAIC Art Education Department at Hull-House Rodriguez will be discussing her work as artist, agitator, and techie. Join the SAIC Art Dept. and Rodriguez as she shares how her social practice has developed as well the formal logistics of successfully carrying out challenging work with diverse communities.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Artist talk and studio critique on art as a form of civic engagement
CLOSED SESSION FOR PACPRHS Students Only
School of the Art Institute of Chicago For this particular session, we will be investigating the role of the artist in mobilizing community action through arts engagement. Points of investigation include meaningful collaborative work that develops over time and within different communities. How does social practice utilize social spaces as an opportunity for dialogue social media platforms to further the conversation?
CLOSED SESSION for SAIC GFRY PubliCity Studio at SAIC
Studio visits with students + public artist talk Verve: Guest Artist Series is a free public presentation series that extends Marwen’s commitment to educate and inspire through the visual arts into the larger community.
5:00-7:00pm - CLOSED for Marwen Students
7:00-8:ppm - FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
* All views expressed are those of the guests and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, or the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Architecture and the Arts.