Friday, July 28th, 2017 8-10PM
Arc Gallery & Studios, 1246 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94103
Pre-sale $7/$10, Year Pass $50
Shivani Narang, Yujane Chen, Colin Kimzey, & Abigail Lim-Kimberg
In July we're looking towards the future as we're putting the spotlight on APA artists age 18-22! Featuring performances by poets, Shivani Narang and Yujane Chen, and harpist, Abigail Lim-Kimberg. We will also celebrate the opening of a new Office Gallery exhibition by Colin Kimzey.
About the Artists
shivani narang (she / they) is working towards a degree in Ethnic Studies with a minor in Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley and is an intern at the Multicultural Community Center on campus. they owe their life to Youth Speaks & are part of the Local Future Corps team for Brave New Voices in the Bay Area this July. they had the opportunity to go along with the 2016 Bay Area Youth Speaks Team to Washington DC at the international Brave New Voices Festival. they recently co-released a book collection of poems called "in another life, no bodies home" with their sibling Grace.
Yujane Chen (she/they) is a queer, 1.5-generation im/migrant Taiwanese-American child of diaspora. She was a finalist at the 2017 Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam & a member of the Bay Area 2017 Brave New Voices team. She currently studies environmental sciences, ethnic studies, & creative writing at UC Berkeley, where she is a student organizer with CalSLAM (UC Berkeley's spoken word poetry organization) & APASD (Asian Pacific American Student Development).
Colin Choy Kimzey is a mixed race Chinese American visual artist born, raised, and based in San Francisco. He recently graduated with a BA in Art Practice from Stanford University.
Abigail Lim-Kimberg (she/her) is a queer, multiracial Chinese American harpist and singer-songwriter from San Francisco, California. Her original music is inspired by the diverse styles she has studied (including folk, classical, jazz and contemporary) as well as the influence multiculturalism has had on her life. She is passionate about global-healing and seeks to create music that alleviates others from mental, spiritual and/or physical pain. She is currently studying performance and composition at Berklee College of Music.