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Celebration of Black Life Cypher
February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This cypher is open to Black artists of all creative backgrounds, once signed up the artist will be given up to 5 minutes to show off the art of their choosing. All are welcome to attend, however the mic will be open only to Black creatives.
Natasha’s talk will focus on the struggles for resources that most POC artists often face while in school (or home). We dive a little into her childhood to discuss how she gained the discipline to be skilled in various art forms. Through that, we discuss how the subject matter of her projects has shifted and how the change affects her work today.
Natasha Lynne is a multimedia artist with a degree in Fashion from Pratt Institute. Currently a professional painter, her business focuses on garment construction, crochet, and lifestyle products. A goal of hers has always been to find a way to blend all of her many mediums together through fashion and art.
Trasonia Abbott is a multi-disciplinary, non-binary artist from Richmond, Virginia. They graduated from Pratt Institute in 2020 with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Writing and a minor in Film. Trasonia is passionate about community building through arts and education. In the summer of 2020, they came together with some neighbors to found Queens Liberation Project, a mutual aid group mostly involved in resource redistribution events.