Join MSC as we celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility with performance artist, writer, and educator: Alok Vaid-Menon who will share their experiences and poetry with us while challenging our perception of gender binaries and what we can do to uplift the Transgender community.
ALOK (they/them) is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, and educator. Their eclectic style and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. They were recently the youngest recipient of the Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world. In 2017 they released their inaugural poetry chapbook FEMME IN PUBLIC. They have been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker and have presented their work at 400 venues in more than 40 countries.
Location:Student Union: 224: Egmont Key Meeting Room [ View Website ]