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Category: Transmedia Performance
Get to know Jesenia better, from her roots as a queer first-generation Indigenous Venezuelan-American autistic environmental biochemist turned data analyst, to her dreams as a social justice producer. See how Jesenia captures her love for travel and culture, her curiosity for learning, and her identity in her art.
The National Disability Theatre Handbook is an exceptional resource that brings together big ideas and practical resources for the world of disability theatre. Having contributed to its content and audio version, I can attest to its profound impact.
Calling Up Justice has been having an energetic conversation about streaming platforms and audience options. Several hundred thousand folks are participating in this conversation. After hearing that studios are continuing to lock away content and raise prices, many folks are ready to cancel their accounts. Some have already left. The conversation continues. We promise to post additional videos here.
Calling up Justice is a fan of advice channels but so often they can be toxic. We love Frinny’s channels and enjoy her reading of AITA type material from her audience and reddit. We discovered them on tiktok but you can enjoy their work in both video and audio on the channels below. Check out their project Vibes n Delights below.
The LEDIA Talkspace held on June 21, 2023, focused on the topic of healing from colonizer illness through the utilization of the 6 C’s: curiosity, creativity, collaboration, connection, clarity, and consistency. Facilitated by Matthew Reynolds, with support from the Calling Up Justice practice, the conversation delved into the adverse effects of supremacy culture and toxic belief systems, emphasizing the importance of these 6 C’s in the healing process.
Building upon the momentum of the march, Claudia Alick’s 2023 art project invites theaters and galleries to actively engage their audiences in a profound exploration of the WHY MASK? concept. In a time when many institutions and individuals have discarded COVID precautions, disregarding the concerns of the immunocompromised, it is imperative that we recognize the impact of such actions on accessibility and inclusivity.
As part of Calling Up Justice’s practice we reflect on widely distributed cultural productions to facilitate media literacy and explore larger ideas of social justice. Star Trek’s combination of a utopian future, allegorical storytelling, diverse representation, social commentary, and ethical exploration make it an excellent vehicle for discussing social justice. It invites viewers to envision a better future while critically examining the present and contemplating the changes necessary to achieve social equality and justice.
Trek Flights was inspired by a wine flight. A Wine Flight is a selection of wine presented in a row for tasting. Often, this involves placing a few wine glasses with different types of white wine or red wine types on a special board for serving. 4-6 wines are typically in a flight. We started developing the concept under the banner of Trek Table and Calling Up Justice published these videos on tiktok.