artist residency

artist residency

We Are Coming Home—SpelHouse Pride Week 2014 Keynote: Kim Katrin Crosby

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Kim Katrin Crosby, a self-named daughter of the diaspora, Arawak, West African, Indian and Dutch, hails from Trinidad and currently lives in Toronto. She is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist, activist, consultant, facilitator and educator. She completed artist residency under D'bi Young at the AnitAfrika Theatre and also was a student of the Buddies In Bad Times Young Creator's Unit, touring internationally with her one womyn play, "Hands In My Cunt" a biomythographical account of resistance and experience of sexual violence. In 2009. she was the Youthline Award Winner for "Outstanding Contribution To Community Empowerment". In 2010 she was named one of YSEC's 100 Young Changemakers while also being recognized in Canada's Northern Lights Exhibition: Celebrating African Canadian Stories. In 2011, she was recognized as one of 12 of the City Of Toronto's Cultural Champions among such brilliant activists as Lillian Allen. In 2012, she was recognized as one of Go Magazine's 100 Women We Love, sharing the list with the likes of Ellen Degeneres and Wanda Sykes. In 2013, she was honored as one of the featured Game Changers of The Insight Project along with folks like Che Kothari, Brandon Hay & Kristen Wong Tam. She is a writer, educator, social entrepreneur, and artist. She is also the co-founder The People Project, coordinator of Brave New Girls, and one of the owners of The Glad Day Bookshop. Find her on twitter at @KimKatrinCrosby and view the prezi for the talk here: http://prezi.com/4bkhhtlgbxrw/on-coming-home/ Morehouse College Safe Space// FB: morehouse safe space// @MHouseSafeSpace Spelman's AFREKETE//FB: spelman afrekete// @SCAfrekete