KSW Presents: Aria Aber and Monica Sok, award-winning poets and children of refugees exploring the impact of inherited wars—Aber, through interrogating historical and personal implications of Afghan American relations, and Sok, through myth- and memory-making of Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge regime.
As Asian Americans, many of us come together bearing the scars of violence. But our connections are not based in violence but in love and recognition, knowing the way our histories are informed by US imperialism and Cold War-era regimes. Together, we offer one another the lifelines we need to persist and thrive.
Live Literary Reading
June 13, 3pm via OVEE
About Kearny Street Workshop
Founded in 1972, during the height of the Asian American cultural movement, Kearny Street Workshop is the oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the country, offering workshops, professionally curated and produced exhibitions, performances, and readings.
Header image credit: Monica Sok (top headshot) photo taken by Lara Kaur. Design by Michelle Lin and Kazumi Chin.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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