The Art Leaders of Color Network ( ALCN ) and the Comfort Station join forces to present the P.O.W.E.R. Project during June.
In lieu of traditional arts programming, the Logan Square multidisciplinary art space known as Comfort Station ( 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. ) will be transformed into an "empowerment hub" with a series of lectures, discussions, happenings, self-care exercises and more led by artists and members fromthe community.
The P.O.W.E.R. Project's programmers include darien r wendell & Bonita Africana, Jose Luis Benavides, Lakshmi Ramgopal, Mev Luna and Mike Strode. Programs include, but are not limited to, the "Which Ancestors Do We Run Towards?" workshop series; "Empathic Economies: A Black Lives Matter Listening Session;" a screening of Female Gaze, Death & Queerness; "I'ma Read, I'ma Read, I'ma Read": collecting a hip hop archive; an "Underground: Black QT Freedom Spaces" panel and more.