Friday, November 8, 2019
What does it mean to live out hospitality? Featured poet and storyteller Sagirah Shahid has participated in and led many collaborative public arts events and performances.
She and several creative collaborators will immerse you in a multisensory, multimedia evening that will widen your lens on our fall theme.
Learn more about the Fall 2019 Featured Poet Sagirah Shahid.
Sagirah Shahid is a Black Muslim arts educator, poet and performance artist whose work seeks to make sense of the complexities of being human. Her many awards include a 2015 Loft Mentor Series Award in Poetry, a 2016 Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, a 2017 Minnesota Center for Book Arts mentorship award, and Our Space is Spoken For, a public arts and performance fellowship. Sagirah has collaborated with many groups, including the Minnesota Orchestra and public arts project Nicollet Lanterns, which transformed poems into functional sculptural lanterns.
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