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Uncovering Histories: Chronicling Resistance Exhibit Tours

Join AIA member Katherine Antarikso on a tour of her exhibit "Chronicling Resistance," about the Immigrant Experiences.
Chronicling Resistance Exhibit
Chronicling Resistance Exhibit

How do you tell stories of people who have been erased, silenced or live in the shadows?

Join Chronicling Resistance Fellow Katherine Antarikso on an in-depth tour of the exhibit as she shares her experiences of researching in the archives to look for stories of Indonesian immigration to the United States and layers of histories that connect events in the United States and Indonesia. The tour will include opportunities to view archival items that led Katherine to her current project and explore how immigrant communities can create their own archives.

Katherine Sarwopeni Antarikso (she/her) is an architect, artist, and activist. She was born in Jakarta, on the island of Java, Indonesia, and moved to the United States at the age of 10. Her unique upbringing is a driver of her many talents and expressions. As an architect, she is interested in issues of equity regarding the design of urban spaces. As a creative, she performs traditional Indonesian dance and writes poetry and essays centered on home, migration, and displacement themes. She is an activist for immigrants' rights and is a founding member of Pejuang: Indonesian Social Justice Coalition.

Chronicling Resistance: The Exhibition reveals what eight local activists, cultural organizers, and artists unearthed when they dug deeply into the same Philadelphia archives that have historically excluded their voices and perspectives. Through archival items, rare books, oral histories, and original artwork, Chronicling Resistance counters the systemic erasure of Black, Brown, and LGBTQ+ people from the historical record, breaks silences, and uncovers new ways of understanding and enacting resistance. See this dynamic and unique exhibition now through Jan. 31, 2023.

Chronicling Resistance has been generously supported by the Mellon Foundation and The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support and collaboration with the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries.

Friday, Jan. 20, 2023

3:30 pm (same as 5:30 pm tour; choose one time slot please)

5:30 pm (same as 3:30 pm tour; choose one time slot please)

Parkway Central Library, 1st Floor (Meet in Heim Center)

1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)

Philadelphia, PA 19103

1-833-TALK FLP (825-5357)

Link to this Tour Event at the Free Library of Philadelphia website: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/event/119797

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uncovering-histories-tickets-513593440807

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